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Ellen lands in Antarctica.
Assistant Curator, Natural Science Ellen Sima is trading out the Otago Museum basement for the bottom of the world.
NASA Astronaut Rex Walheim is on his way to the Otago Museum.
The planetarium doors open with a flourish.
If you’re a regular visitor to our website, you might be have found your surroundings somewhat…unfamiliar.
We recently loaned an outfit to the Hocken Collections for their exhibition We Drove Here: Hocken explores motoring history.
May we introduce you to the only moai in New Zealand?
An unexpected visitor arrived at the Otago Museum recently. (Warning: large bug picture after the jump.)
Meet Autahi, the Otago Museum's leopard seal.
I was recently asked to look at the storage of a pair of boots in our European Textile Store.