Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

Happy birthday 'Josephine'

Happy birthday 'Josephine'

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum educator Sara Sinclair cuts a cake in the museum's Josephine Foyer yesterday, with the help of Frankie McKinlay (6), to celebrate the 142nd birthday of steam locomotive Josephine.

Dunedin perspective on war

Dunedin perspective on war

Months of hard work reach fruition when a new exhibition, ''Dunedin's Great War'', opens at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum on Friday.

Settlers new director 'local girl made good'

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum acting director Jennifer Evans has been appointed the institution's next director.

War exhibits readied

War exhibits readied

A ''Dunedin's Great War'' exhibition at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum will feature more than 100 exhibits, but there will be absolutely ''no preaching''.

When servants were summoned by a bell

When servants were summoned by a bell

At Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, in the display which looks at the finer side of life in Victorian Dunedin, is a reminder of the days when household servants were employed in the city.

Posies made for graves

Posies made for graves

Young and old were busy in Dunedin yesterday remembering those who did grow not old.

Toitu soon to seek new director

Toitu soon to seek new director

The Dunedin City Council will soon advertise for a new director of the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, and closer links with the Otago Museum also seem likely after recent talks.

Toitu offers fabulous iD events

Toitu offers fabulous iD events

Treat yourself to a truly gold experience.

Exhibition questions Scottish relevance

Exhibition questions Scottish relevance

Dunedin might have the Mc taken out of it, as an exhibition opening at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum today questions whether the city still warrants its ''Edinburgh of the South'' epithet.

Scottish heritage probed

Scottish heritage probed

Tantalising questions about Dunedin's Scottish past and whether the city is still ''the Edinburgh of the South'' will be explored in a exhibition at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum later this month.

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