Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Beautiful Science

Free

Level 1

The world's first laser-activated digital gallery

 

Highlights

  • Explore the incredible nature of science through 12 interactive screens
  • Use laser-activated technology to explore the landscapes, seasons and stories of the south
  • Activate QR codes to connect with real-time science, and post Tweets on the screens

 

Background

Developed in 2015, the immersive Beautiful Science gallery connects the things we see and do with the cutting-edge science behind them.

The gallery reveals a new way of seeing Otago and beyond. Use the laser beams to direct your exploration of the multi-layered digital canvases, scrolling through and digging down into the videos and images to guide your experience.

 

Facts and figures

  • Over 1,200 pieces of media make up the 4.5m x 2m screens
  • 150 multimedia stories, plus immersive moments
  • Data and media contributed from Otago Daily Times, NHNZ, MetService, NIWA, DOC, and many other individuals, organizations and institutions

 

Exhibition design and production by the Gibson Group.