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Volunteer, Nora Schlenker, talks about her work.
Want to understand the issue? On Lee explains.
Sir Edmund Hillary
Loved by so many, his legacy lives on.
exploring the deep
James Cameron – Challenging the Deep's long links to the past and Otago Museum.
New flightless stonefly species discovered
Otago has an important scientific discovery; a new distinct species of stonefly was found in the Maungatua Range.
Museum Week 2019
Missed our Museum Week 2019 videos on social media? Here's another chance to watch.
Midden: An Archaeological Treasure Trove
Archaeologists love middens because they contain a wealth of information about how people used to live. Museum Guide Merryn Chynoweth tells us more.
Surviving Chunuk Bair: H D Skinner at Gallipoli
The letters Skinner sent home to family and friends in New Zealand detail the three days and nights of fighting during the Battle of Chunuk Bair.
A Rifle with History
Otago Museum Conservation staff are today dismantling the only Collier 2nd model flintlock revolving rifle held in public collections around the world.
Enter the Museum Collection
We've got a new display opening in the People of the World gallery on 7 February.
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