The popularity of Otago Museum's big motorcycle show is
boosting customer numbers at the museum cafe and shop.
Museum commercial director Murray Bayly said trade at the
cafe and shop had been steady but there were ''positive
signs'' the ''REVolution: 100 Years of Motorcycles'' show was
increasing customer numbers.
Museum assets and technology manager Joel Oldridge noted that
two videos, an interactive engine sounds exhibit and touch
screen catalogues had been installed as part of the
Museum officials said the touch screens had proved popular,
attracting more than 10,500 visitor interactions.
Overall public feedback on the interactive displays and the
other information provided had been ''very positive'',
The exhibition runs until February 16.
Mr Bayly noted that a new chef, Andrew Spiegel, had been
appointed at the cafe, and he was developing a new menu.
A coffee outlet, known as the Roast Office, which operates
from the museum's H.D. Skinner Annex, reopened for business
The outlet was ''tracking on budget'' but there were good
opportunities to expand this business, Mr Bayly said in a