Ever witnessed the first flight of a butterfly? Be there for that special moment and help release the young butterflies to take flight in the Tropical Forest. Join us every morning to learn about the amazing transformation butterflies go through before they can take flight!

Free with your Discovery World Tropical Forest admission
Daily, 10.30am
Tropical Forest

Discovery World Science Show

What incredible science is happening in Antarctica's frozen lands? Antarctica was tropical millions of years ago – will it be again? Study an ice core to discover what the atmosphere was like in the past and predict what will happen in the future, then become a penguin and find out how these clever birds have evolved to live in extreme sub-zero temperatures.  

Free with your Discovery World Tropical Forest admission
11am and 3pm, every Saturday and Sunday from 15 November to 14 December
Discovery World Theatre

Discovery World Science Show

Can you crack chaos? Experience a huge volcanic eruption and learn to predict storm paths and insect invasions by finding order in chaos!

Free with your Discovery World Tropical Forest admission
Every Saturday and Sunday from 18 October to 30 November, 1pm
Discovery World Theatre

Live Demonstration

Celebrate the opening of the Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica exhibition at the Otago Museum with mushers and dogs from the Southern Regions Sled Dog Club. Meet the teams carting on the Museum Reserve and then visit our newest, coolest exhibition in the 1877 Gallery.

Free
Saturday 6 December, 11am
Otago Museum Reserve

Special Summer Reading Trail

Join the Dunedin Public Libraries' Summer Reading Programme and learn about heroes as you battle blazing monsters at the Otago Museum. Complete the trail and go into the draw to win cool prizes.

To find out more or about joining the Summer Reading Programme check out www.dunedinlibraries.govt.nz/events/summer-reading-programme.

Free, daily from Saturday 13 December 2014 to Saturday 31 January 2015
Borrow your backpack from the Discovery Desk on Atrium Level 1