Otago Museum

Aiming to increase numbers

The planned $3.25 million redevelopment involving the Otago Museum science centre aims to double the present 88,000 visitors to that facility and related areas.

Museum Trust head re-elected

Otago Museum Trust Board chairman Graham Crombie has been re-elected, to an extended, three-year term.

Extra funding for Otago Museum

Extra funding for Otago Museum

The Dunedin City Council has signalled a funding increase for Otago Museum, but stopped short of a request for more than $1 million over the next decade.

Fair has beetles fans smiling

Fair has beetles fans smiling

Dozens of children - and their parents - were bugging out at the sight of creepy-crawlies at the weekend.

Thumbs up for the bugs!

Thumbs up for the bugs!

About 1000 people visited the Otago Museum's new free exhibition, ''Bugs: the Mega World of Minibeasts'', during its opening weekend.

Big task for conservator

Big task for conservator

Recently appointed Otago Museum conservator Nyssa Mildwaters is excited to have taken on the challenge of helping protect and conserve the museum's two million objects, large and small.

Museum exhibition gifts offer another dimension

Museum exhibition gifts offer another dimension

For the first time, Otago Museum has created a bespoke range of 3-D printed jewellery as exhibition merchandise.

Otago Museums Aotearoa Conference host

Planning has begun for the next annual Museums Aotearoa Conference, which will be held at the Otago Museum next year.

Curator Maori welcomed to museum

Curator Maori welcomed to museum

Otago Museum's first Maori curator, Migoto Eria, was given a full Maori ceremonial welcome at the museum yesterday as she began her new job.

Drama on the high seas

Drama on the high seas

In the first of a new series on the little-known stories behind some of Dunedin's collections, Otago Museum reveals how part of the fabled HMS Bounty fetched up in Dunedin.

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