Otago Museum is a fascinating place for children of all
ages,with a swathe of holiday highlights to enjoy through out
January and beyond.
Discovery Squad, the museum's supervised holiday
programme,runs from January 16 to 27 with exciting adventures
travelling around the worldand splashing into summer!
This summer, the highlights of last year's hugely popular
exhibition have been brought back to Discovery World!
"Your Face Here -The Science Edition" lets you see yourselfin
ways you would never imagine!
And don't miss the latest special exhibition, "Focal
Point:150 years of the Otago Daily Times", presenting images
from the newspaper'shistory, celebrating its role as an
integral part of the Otago community.
In January, join the museum's "Solar-ologist" to explore
allabout the sun and the importance of sun protection or get
frosty while discovering the chemistry behind freezing in the
Freaky Science Shows.
The Tropical Forest gets wet these holidays as it enters
itsvery own monsoon season. See how to take shelter from a
Meanwhile, the museum's eccentric prehistoric professor
isready to take you on a monster tour of all things creepy
and cretaceous. Join him to learn all about moa, mammals and
molluscs. Then, race around the worldon the amazing adventure
trail to discover unusual animals, exotic locations and the
incredible creatures that are hidden in the wonderful worldly
For all this and so much more these holidays, check Otago
Museum's website or call the information desk for a copy of
the school holiday brochure on (03) 474-7474.