Ever witnessed the first flight of a butterfly? Be there for that special moment and help release the young butterflies to take flight in the Tropical Forest. Join us every morning to learn about the amazing transformation butterflies go through before they can take flight!

Free with your Discovery World Tropical Forest admission
Daily, 10.30am
Tropical Forest

Discovery World Science Show

Can you crack chaos? Experience a huge volcanic eruption and learn to predict storm paths and insect invasions by finding order in chaos!

Free with your Discovery World Tropical Forest admission
Every Saturday and Sunday from 18 October to 9 November
11am and 3pm
Discovery World Theatre

Discovery World Science Show

How far-fetched are horror stories? Can science explain the supernatural? Sort fact from fiction as we explore the physics of extraterrestrial travel, uncover how zombie brains function and demonstrate seeming superpowers.

Free with your Discovery World Tropical Forest admission
Every Saturday and Sunday from 18 October to 9 November
1pm
Discovery World Theatre

Spring Storytelling Series

Join us on a storytelling safari adventure around the Museum's galleries to learn fantastic facts about our collection and the world. Hear a classic story and get creative with activities to make and take home.

Wriggle on up to our new native aquarium and meet some of the wonderful but endangered fish that live in New Zealand streams. Jennie Upton from Enviroschools will read The Whitebait Wriggle by Amber McEwan and help us make a whitebait-printed tote bag to take on a riverside picnic.

Free, 11am, Sunday 9 November, Atrium Level 2