There’s a new moon rising in our southern skies and the nights are long, so bring your torches and teddy bears on down to Otago Museum’s pyjama party to kick off the school holidays and the NZ International Science Festival! Hands-on activities, storytelling, and science shows about the night sky and nocturnal nature will astonish and delight the whole family.
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Spacetronauts: Mighty Moons
Explore the weirdest moons in our solar system on this interactive adventure to extreme worlds!
Lasers, the moon, telescopes and jelly lenses – come explore how optics makes space science better!
Secrets, Ciphers and Codes
Explore interactive, hands-on demonstrations into how keeping secrets has evolved, from earth-based methods to space photons!
Our Moon: Then, Now & Beyond Exhibition
Explore the moon’s past, present, and future in the Our Moon: Then, Now, and Beyond exhibition. This is an exhibition not to be missed; an out-of-this-world experience where you can enter the orbit of our spectacular moon.
Storytime Under the Moon
Sit back underneath the amazing giant moon installation and listen to stories of te marama, read by University Book Shop storytellers.
Scifest Tūhura Treat
Join one of our Science Communicators for a surprise activity, which could be anything from any field of science!