April school holiday programme
For a holiday full of fun and excitement, sign your kids up for Discovery Squad at the Otago Museum. Offering awesome themed activities, Discovery Squad activates and stimulates young minds.
Weekdays during the school holidays from Tuesday 18 to Friday 28 April*
*Not available on Monday 17 April and Tuesday 25 April due to public holiday
Ages 5–12, fully supervised, dress for mess!
Bring a packed lunch and drink bottle or pre-order your lunch from our Café.
Whole day sessions: $52 per child, 8.30am–5.30pm
Half day sessions: $29 per child, 8.30am–1pm or 1pm–5.30pm
Bookings essential. 10% discount when booking all 8 full days
Extreme Environments – Tuesday 18 April
Get extreme with us these holidays. Find out how animals and people adapt to extreme environments, from the top of Mount Everest to the deepest ocean trenches.
Sense and Sensitivity – Wednesday 19 April
Look with your eyes, hear with your ears and learn with your brain! Explore the five senses through science and technology.
Survival Superpowers – Thursday 20 April
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s a superpower! Get up-close and personal with some of the extraordinary plants and animals we share our world with.
Climate Cycles – Friday 21 April
The ice caps are melting! Hasn’t this happened before? Explore climate change across the ages and today.
Dress to Impress – Monday 24 April
Dress up for a day at the Museum. Take a journey through the galleries to learn how people and cultures express themselves through clothing and adornment.
Inspiration Station – Wednesday 26 April
Get in the flow with inspiration from our special exhibition, Current. Let your ideas take flight by creating your own inspirational arts and crafts.
On Your Upcycle – Thursday 27 April
Turn your trash to treasure with us! Our world is drowning in rubbish so let’s help out with some crafty crafts.
Grand Designs – Friday 28 April
Let’s get inventing! Use your design style and ideas to create inventions and designs for the modern world.