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Blog

The blog is where we'll post news, updates, information about objects in our collection, #betterworkstories, profiles of staff members and visitors, pictures and videos, and really anything we think you'd find interesting. We hope you enjoy. 

If there's a topic you'd like us to do a post about, or a post that you think needs a sequel, just let us know!

Wave Your Legs in the Air: conserving an elbow crab

Conservation tackles a crab who has suffered some inadvertent amputations.

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Tooth be or not tooth be?

Just like we do here at the Museum, the Otago Hospice shop occasionally gets strange items dropped off to them.

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Ellen in Antarctica: Part II

Ellen lands in Antarctica.

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Ellen In Antarctica: Part I

Assistant Curator, Natural Science Ellen Sima is trading out the Otago Museum basement for the bottom of the world.

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NASA Astronaut Incoming

NASA Astronaut Rex Walheim is on his way to the Otago Museum.

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Opening the planetarium

The planetarium doors open with a flourish.

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Welcome

If you’re a regular visitor to our website, you might be have found your surroundings somewhat…unfamiliar.

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All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Drive: mounting a historic costume

We recently loaned an outfit to the Hocken Collections for their exhibition We Drove Here: Hocken explores motoring history.

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The Otago Museum moai

May we introduce you to the only moai in New Zealand?

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Hitchhiking giant wētā

An unexpected visitor arrived at the Otago Museum recently. (Warning: large bug picture after the jump.)

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