The Otago Museum has largely completed its preparations to host Mo Tatou, a Ngai Tahu cultural exhibition which will be the biggest Maori touring show to visit the museum since Te Maori in the 1980s.
Sir Edmund Hillary's son says he is "deeply saddened" by June, Lady Hillary's decision to give 17 sentimental artefacts to the Otago Museum - which he only found out about by reading yesterday's Otago Daily Times.
Gift to the Otago Museum of 17 artefacts representing the life of Sir Edmund Hillary also reflects the warm relationship he had with the museum.
Seventeen artefacts representing the life of Sir Edmund Hillary have been gifted to Otago Museum by June, Lady Hillary.
Limited funds mean Otago Museum authorities face a "challenging decision" over the future of a southern right whale dolphin skeleton.
Otago Museum's popular virtual city, SciCity, an Internet-based learning tool, is coming to an end.
The Otago Museum has again been recognised as one of the country's leading tourism businesses by Qualmark, New Zealand tourism's official quality assurance system.
A three-strong team of "Mind Wizards" from Taieri College emerged as the overall winner after an unusual mental challenge to determine who were Otago's "Kids of Steel".
The Remarkably Calm team from Queenstown Primary School yesterday came second in the inaugural Great Mindball Challenge at Otago Museum's Discovery World in Dunedin.
The Otago Daily Times/Otago Chamber of Commerce's Dunedin mayoral candidates forum will be held at the Otago Museum's Hutton Theatre next Tuesday.
The Otago Museum and Otago Settlers Museum are due to receive substantial legacies, totalling about $400,000, from the estate of former Dunedin educator and vocational guidance officer Freda Carswell Stuckey.
Police believe they've cracked the case of the fossilised dinosaur egg stolen from Otago Museum on Tuesday.
The Otago Museum's single credit card was recently used to buy more butterfly pupae from Costa Rica, after usual supplies from the Philippines for the museum's Tropical Forest attraction were interrupted by a heatwave.
A new agreement between the Otago Museum and a big science centre in Singapore will pave the way for Otago science exhibits to be exported to Singapore, museum organisers say.
The Otago Museum remains popular, despite a 24% drop in visits from last year's record 628,716 attendance, museum officials say.
Naoaki Ishikawa, chief curator of the Otaru Museum, in Japan, is visiting the Otago Museum to help complete preparations for an art exhibition jointly developed by the two museums.
Otago Museum staff are thrilled to have their fossilised dinosaur egg back, but would like to see the person who stole it caught.
Modern interpretations of traditional Maori and Japanese art will soon be highlighted in an Otago Museum exhibition celebrating 30 years of sister-city links between Dunedin and Otaru.