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Explorers' Club


Mon 7 Oct 2019, 8:30am–5:30pm
Tue 8 Oct 2019, 8:30am–5:30pm
Wed 9 Oct 2019, 8:30am–5:30pm
Thu 10 Oct 2019, 8:30am–5:30pm
Fri 11 Oct 2019, 8:30am–5:30pm

Where: Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin, Otago

Restrictions: All Ages


Listed by: Otago Museum

School Holiday Programme
Explorers’ Club Exploring the Depths Dive down deep into ocean science, and reach up high to touch the stars. We’re taking inspiration from James Cameron, as we explore the depths of the sea and the limits of space. Monday 30 September

Racing with Reptiles See you later, alligator. In a while, crocodile. We’d love to see you at the Museum these holidays as we learn about the racy life of reptiles. Tuesday 1 October

Living Environments The living world is all around us, even inside the Museum. Meet Tony, our Living Environments Officer and learn about his work caring for the creatures that call Otago Museum their home. Wednesday 2 October

Creepy Crawly Critters Creepy critters are all around us, but what do you know about their little lives? Come with us, as we creep into their tiny world. Thursday 3 October

Body of Art For centuries, people have decorated their bodies for entertainment and adornment. From body art and piercings, to make-up, hairstyles and fashion, explore the galleries to learn about the ways that cultures have expressed themselves through the ages. Friday 4 October

Retro Reboot We’re going back in time – want to join us? Experience the lives your parents lived and learn about the things they did for entertainment. Monday 7 October

Walking with Giants Gigantic things are all around us, including in the animal world. Learn about the giants that walk the Earth today, and those that did so in the distant past. Tuesday 8 October

Tech Team From transport to entertainment, technology shapes our world. Get inspired in the galleries and learn about coding with our new set of Sphero robots. Wednesday 9 October

Plant Power The life-giving power of plants is often underestimated, but we would be lost without them. Learn about the ways that plants make our lives possible. Thursday 10 October

Happy Halloween Don’t be scared of monsters – we’ll take care of you. Let’s get our scare on and prepare for the world’s spookiest holiday. Friday 11 October

Weekdays during the school holidays from Monday, 30 September to Friday, 11 October 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. 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.
Bookings essential –

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