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: Queen Lili'uokalani's feather cape – Pacific Cultures
Tuesday: Māori cloaks – Tāngata Whenua
Wednesday: Falkland Islands wolf – Animal Attic
Thursday: Akan gold weights – People of the World
Friday: Fin whale – Maritime
Saturday: New Zealand bats – Nature
Sunday: The woollen bathing suit – Southern Land, Southern People

Daily during September, 2pm, free
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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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