Otago Museum

Delight as museum takes top awards

Delight as museum takes top awards

The Otago Museum's success in winning three national museum awards is also boosting awareness of Dunedin's overall achievements as a city of culture and science, museum director Dr Ian Griffin says.

City pair on NZ museum board

Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin has been elected to the board of the national museums professional body, Museums Aotearoa, for a two-year term.

Antarctic whale of a time

Antarctic whale of a time

''It's over here,'' Zachary Penman says quietly, gesturing down the hall of Otago Museum.

Museum alters lobby

The Otago Museum's lobby has been redesigned.

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.

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