The Otago Museum's recent ''REVolution: 100 Years of Motorcycles'' exhibition proved ''hugely successful'', attracting more than 82,683 visitors, museum staff said.
Some of Dunedin's top cultural attractions could face a ''significant'' drop in visitor numbers if tourist entry fees are introduced, Dunedin city councillors have been warned.
A three-year freeze on Dunedin City Council levy contributions to the Otago Museum could be nearing an end.
Former Otago Museum chief executive Shimrath Paul received $429,104 in accrued sabbatical leave payments when he left the Otago Museum to take up a senior health administration post in Indonesia.
Some seats are still available for two free public talks by legendary larrikin and former international motorcycle road racer Graeme Crosby, which are being given at the Otago Museum, in Dunedin, at 3pm and 6pm today.
Retired Dunedin cardiac physician and amateur entomologist Dr Ted Nye is donating his mosquito collection to the Otago Museum, nearly trebling its mosquito specimen holdings.
The Otago Museum's ''responsible operations'' team has recently been making an initial assessment of the museum's carbon footprint, museum officials say.
Otago Museum is planning to keep its recently redeveloped H.D. Skinner Annex open to the public throughout the year, to allow increased community use.
Otago Museum officials are considering a draft plan which proposes spending up to $2 million to ''completely refit'' the museum's Discovery World science centre and create a ''flagship science communication gallery''.
Lovers of motorcycles new and old will have plenty to see when a big show opens at the Otago Museum's special exhibitions gallery today.
Otago Museum's design services officer is heading to China to help develop a New Zealand exhibition for the brand new Shanghai Natural History Museum.
Peter Fleury, of Dunedin, otherwise known as Mortimer Merriweather the opportunistic safari guide, enjoys a cup of tea at a Victorian-themed picnic held by the Les Belles Vilaines dance group at the Otago Museum Reserve on Saturday.
Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is pleased with the ''high quality'' of applicants for the museum's vacant commercial director role, during a time of ''significant change'' at the institution.
Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is keen to join forces with other museums and cultural organisations in order to seek more Government funding for regional museums and similar institutions.
The Otago Museum's relocated Search Centre is getting more use now that it is easier to find.
More motorcycles have arrived at the Otago Museum as preparations continue for a big motorcycle show, which will open next month.
When it comes to their presence in the animal kingdom, lions, elephants and tropical butterflies represent polar opposites, but all are classified as equally hazardous when on the run.