A uniquely Otago experience
Just a few minutes from city centre, you’ll discover the richness and vibrancy of the southern region through the special stories of Otago and New Zealand, a window on the Pacific and a gateway to the world.
Get hands-on in Discovery World and experience interactive science at its best, with exciting experiments and engaging exhibits for visitors of all ages. Explore the Museum’s seven permanent galleries, from the Victorian-era Animal Attic to the Māori treasures
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of Tāngata Whenua. See an ancient Egyptian mummy, majestic moa and much more as you discover our world-class collection, or immerse yourself in our temporary special or touring exhibitions.
The hottest attraction in Dunedin awaits: travel through our Tropical Forest, a living ecosystem complete with lush gardens and exotic butterflies.
Whether you have an hour to spare or a day to enjoy, you’ll find something to inspire, excite and enlighten at the Otago Museum.