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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!

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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WEB Antarctica 6400px from Blue Marble

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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Autahi

Articulating Autahi

Meet Autahi, the Otago Museum's leopard seal.

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Valentine's Day mummy

Like many museums of a certain age, we have a mummy.

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Cuneiform at OM

We’re excited to have Anna Perdibon and Peter Zilberg doing research at OM this week. They’ve travelled quite a way to be here – they’re both PhD students at the Hewbrew University of Jerusalem.

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Our blog aims to keep you informed of the latest happenings at the Otago Museum, through posts about our collections, our people and our work.

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