The Tūhura Tropical Forest is home to butterflies from Central America and Southeast Asia. Join us daily and help a communicator release the recently emerged butterflies, while also learning about the life cycle and biology of these beautiful creatures.
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Giants of the Forest
Tūhura is home to more than butterflies! Get up close and personal with the newest residents of the Tropical Forest!
Hands-on science and centuries-old stories illuminate the cycles that connect the universe!
Get your jammies on and head to Otago Museum for an evening of family-friendly, after-hours fun!
After Dark: A Night in the Tropics
Otago Museum opens at night for the hottest attraction in town: music, fun and cold drinks in the warmth of our three-story Tropical Forest.
Quantum Shorts Film Festival Screening
Catch the top ten quantum-inspired short films from the 2021 Quantum Shorts Film Festival in the most immersive theatre in Dunedin!
Scifest Tūhura Treat
Join one of our Science Communicators for a surprise activity, which could be anything from any field of science!
Secrets, Ciphers and Codes
Explore interactive, hands-on demonstrations into how keeping secrets has evolved, from earth-based methods to space photons!
Spacetronauts: Mighty Moons
Explore the weirdest moons in our solar system on this interactive adventure to extreme worlds!