Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Science centre

Level 1

Otago Museum’s popular Discovery World Tropical Forest is now closed to the public as construction begins on the second stage of the development of its highly anticipated science centre.

Reopening in December this year, the Museum’s latest attraction, supported by $500,000 in funding from the Otago Community Trust, will be home to 50 new science interactives and a refreshed Tropical Forest butterfly house.

The centre will also encompass the world-first, digitally interactive Beautiful Science Gallery and Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, which were both completed in December 2015. These remain open during the construction and are available for hire for functions.

The official name for the redeveloped centre will be announced at a later date.

Contact our Venues team for capacity information or to make a booking.


Image credit: Story Inc.

Please note – images are concept only.