Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

Toitu's Anzac Day patronage a record 2591

A record 2591 people visited the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum on Anzac Day, more than 1400 of them arriving by 9am, the museum said.

Toitu's war show on award shortlists

A World War 1 exhibition at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum continues to attract many visitors and has just been shortlisted for two national museum awards, which are to be announced next week.

Numbers put pressure on museum

As visitor numbers at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum continue to rise, the museum risks becoming a ''victim of our success'', director Jennifer Evans says.

Museum-made 'manu tukutuku' installed

Museum-made 'manu tukutuku' installed

A bird-like Maori kite, with a 5m wingspan, is turning heads at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.

Great War display proves meaningful

Great War display proves meaningful

Hampden resident Colin Jack is among the more than 100,000 visitors who have flocked to the Dunedin's Great War exhibition at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.

Every dog and cat to have day

Every dog and cat to have day

Dunedin residents are being asked to send their favourite cat and dog images to the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum for inclusion in a new exhibition.

Visitor numbers at Toitu rise 5.9%

Visitor numbers at Toitu rise 5.9%

A rise of almost 6% in visitor numbers to Toitu Otago Settlers Museum partly reflects a positive public response to the Dunedin's Great War exhibition.

Museum shows window replica

Museum shows window replica

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum public programmes developer Rua McCallum with a replica of a stained-glass window from Kotahitanga Church in Moeraki.

Educator to provide tours at Craigieburn

The Toitu Otago Settlers Museum education servicehas subcontracted experienced educator Jenny Neilson to provide guided tours at the Dunedin Amenities Society's Craigieburn historic site.

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.

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