Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Explorers' Club Jan 2019

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

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Eclectic Collecting. Celebrate 150 years of eclectic collecting with us this summer. We will travel through the galleries to explore the hidden treasures that make Otago Museum their home. With a focus on nature, culture and science, there’s something for everyone! Monday 14 January

Classical Life. "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears!" We’re heading back in time to the Classical period to explore life in the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome. Tuesday 15 January

Tiny But Mighty. They say that great things come in small packages and nature is no different. Get up close with the little organisms with which we share our world, from plankton and bed bugs to tics and tardigrades. Wednesday 16 January

Way of the Warrior. "Wax on, wax off." We’re discovering some of the great warriors of history these holidays. Come and learn about the focus it takes to confront your enemies and survive. Thursday 17 January

The Path of Peace. Walk the path of peace as we look at different cultures' approach to peace as well as animal species that show non-aggressive tendancies. Friday 18 January

Precious Penguins. We’re celebrating International Penguin Awareness Day at the Museum these holidays. Get your skates on and head down for a day on the ice with our waddling little friends. Monday 21 January

Potty About Harry. We solemnly swear we are up to no good! Join us as we celebrate two decades of Harry, Hermione and Ron. Create magical potions and master your wand work with us. Tuesday 22 January

World of Wearable Wow. Clothing is something we wear every day, but sometimes, clothes are just wow. Get immersed in the world of fashion and strut your stuff with our wearable arts challenge. Wednesday 23 January

Pacific Journeys. Journey the Pacific with the ancients as we explore the greatest voyages on Earth. Traverse the world’s largest ocean with explorers from across the ages and learn more about the mighty Pacific that we call home. Thursday 24 January

Fantastic Fantasies. Need an escape from regular life? Come and see us at the Museum these holidays. Dress up as your favourite fantasy character as we celebrate the fantastic world of fantasy, from Lord of the Rings to Peter Pan. Friday 25 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.

Weekdays during the school holidays from Monday 14 January to Friday 25 January 2019. 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 here or at the Info Desk