Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Explorers' Club

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School Holiday Programme

Fantastical Fun
We’re getting mythical at the Museum these holidays. Magic and mayhem is all around, so hop on your broomstick and come on down!
Monday 15 January

Up and Away
It’s a bird, it’s a plane – whatever it is, it flies! Come explore the amazing world of flight as we flit and flutter our way through the galleries.
Tuesday 16 January

Games Galore
It’s a day of play and you’re all invited. Make games, play games and have fun with your friends – don’t miss out!
Wednesday 17 January

Medieval Magic
Hear ye, hear ye, we’re going Medieval at the Museum these holidays. Grab your jousting stick and mount up for some horrible and horrendous history.
Thursday 18 January

Little Engineers
How many engineers does it take to change a light bulb? Let’s find out! Get your brain working with some engineering challenges to keep you thinking.
Friday 19 January

My Precioussss
Ready to make some precious memories at the Museum these holidays? Gold has inspired people for centuries – let’s find out why!
Monday 22 January

Vile Victorians
Vile, vexatious and revolting, the Victorians are coming to visit. Put your feet in the shoes of a child from Victorian England for a day to see how they fit.
Tuesday 23 January

Bird Bonanza
From ancient Archaeopteryx to the amazing Haast's eagle, birds fascinate and astound us. Learn about the history of birds and how to get them to visit your backyard.
Wednesday 24 January

Fabulous Food Feeling peckish?
Find out about the fantastic food that makes our lives possible. Let’s explore the good, the bad and the ugly with some fun food experiments and mind-bending challenges.
Thursday 25 January

Grooving and Moving
Feel like a boogie? We’re turning up the music so dance, wiggle and shuffle your way on down.
Friday 26 January

Weekdays during the school holidays from Monday 15 January to Friday 26 January.
Ages 5–12, fully supervised, dress for mess! Bring a packed lunch and drink bottle or pre-order your lunch from our Café. Please note, children watch a G-rated movie during break times. Bookings essential – book at or the Otago Museum Info Desk.

Whole day sessions: $55 per child 8.30am–5.30pm Half day sessions: $30 per child 8.30am–1pm OR 1pm–5.30pm 10% discount when you book for all 10 sessions