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 all 10 full-day sessions.
School Holiday Programme
It’s cold and frosty outside, and there's snow in the air. Midwinter is upon us! Learn how people from different cultures celebrate this special time of year.
Monday 9 July
Let’s Be Friends
Celebrate International Friendship Day with us these holidays. Meet old friends or make some new ones!
Tuesday 10 July
Don’t let your brain freeze up in this cold weather – let’s figure out some tricky tricks and mysterious mysteries at the Museum.
Wednesday 11 July
Under the Ocean
Sharks and turtles are all around. Let’s dive down deep to discover more about their underwater lives.
Thursday 12 July
Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor – what do you want to be when you grow up? Let’s find out on a day of career capers.
Friday 13 July
Voyages with Vikings
The Vikings are coming! Throw on your helmet and jump in your longship – we’re off on an adventure.
Monday 16 July
Journey to the Furious Fifties
We’re travelling to 50 degrees south to visit the Auckland Islands. Get immersed in the habitats way down south near Antarctica.
Tuesday 17 July
Child vs Wild
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? Hone up on your survival skills – you’re going to need them!
Wednesday 18 July
Feel the force of energy as we traverse the galleries to learn about the power all around us. Don’t force it, just go with the flow!
Thursday 19 July
Extinction is all around us. As our world changes, species are struggling to adapt. Become an eco-champion and help us save the animals.
Friday 20 July
Weekdays during the school holidays from Monday 9 July to Friday 20 July
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
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 all 10 full day sessions
Bookings essential – book at www.otagomuseum.nz or the Otago Museum Info Desk