Guided Tour

Explore the galleries with this introduction to some of the Museum’s ‘don’t miss’ collection items. Delve deeper into the stories behind iconic displays in Pacific Cultures, Tangata Whenua, Maritime, Nature, Animal Attic and People of the World Galleries, as you discover some of the Museum's visitor favourites.

Daily
11.30am
Please meet at the Information Desk
$12 per person
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Guided Tour

Enjoy a spectacular live butterfly experience on the hottest tour in town! Encounter hundreds of beautiful butterflies as you discover the inside stories of the rainforest. Hear about the development of the Tropical Forest and uncover the secrets of its hot-weather-happy inhabitants.

Daily
1.30pm
Please meet at the Information Desk
$26 per person – includes Discovery World Tropical Forest admission
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Led by a Museum Communicator

Monday: The carved gateway – Tāngata Whenua
Tuesday: The Kiribati warrior – Pacific Cultures
Wednesday: Sri Lankan demon mask – People of the World
Thursday: Blaschka glass models – Animal Attic
Friday: The Union Steam Ship Company – Maritime
Saturday: The plesiosaur – Southern Land, Southern People
Sunday: Royal albatross – Nature

Daily during August, 2pm, Free
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Gallery Talk

Join a knowledgeable Communicator to explore Dunedin's past and present skyline with a talk to compliment Heritage Lost and Found: Our Changing Cityscape.

Daily from Saturday 22 March to Sunday 31 August, 2.30pm, Postmaster Gallery, Otago Museum H D Skinner Annex, Free

Guided Tour

Celebrate the special character of Southern New Zealand with this ideal introduction to the region. Discover the human endeavours that have shaped the stories of this place, explore the natural history of Otago and uncover the origins of our demanding landscape and environment.

Daily
3.30pm
Please meet at the Information Desk
$12 per person
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