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.
Otago Museum Trust Board chairman Graham Crombie has been
re-elected, to an extended, three-year term.
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.
Dozens of children - and their parents - were bugging out at
the sight of creepy-crawlies at the weekend.
About 1000 people visited the Otago Museum's new free
exhibition, ''Bugs: the Mega World of Minibeasts'', during
its opening weekend.
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
For the first time, Otago Museum has created a bespoke range
of 3-D printed jewellery as exhibition merchandise.
Planning has begun for the next annual Museums Aotearoa
Conference, which will be held at the Otago Museum next year.
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.
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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