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The blog is where we'll post news, updates, information about objects in our collection, #betterworkstories, profiles of staff members and visitors, pictures and videos, and really anything we think you'd find interesting. We hope you enjoy. 

If there's a topic you'd like us to do a post about, or a post that you think needs a sequel, just let us know!

OM1 EarlyDays

est. 1868: Early Days at the Otago Museum

Honorary Curator Rosi Crane digs into the early days of Otago Museum.

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est. 1868: Deadliest Rocks

Honorary Curator Rosi Crane delves into the deadly legacy of mercury extraction as part of our est.1868 series.

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est. 1868: Dirty birds

The first instalment in our est. 1868 blog series.

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