Past Exhibitions

  • Baby garment display at the Opera House

    A selection of baby's garment from the collection of the North Otago Museum is currently on display at the Oamaru Opera House.

    13 August 2018
  • Movable Type

    The North Otago Museum has a small collection of printers and printing-related objects from the era of movable type.

    North Otago Museum
    19 September 2015 to 31 December 2016
  • Donald Forrester Brown Victoria Cross Medal

    Donald Forrester Brown Victoria Cross Medal – on display at the North Otago Museum this ANZAC weekend.

    23 April 2016 to 24 April 2016
  • Museum Of Ordinary Things: Washing Day

    We are sorting out our washing collection and have put most of it on display in our temporary gallery.

    North Otago Museum
    4 June 2015 to 11 September 2015
  • William Lyle Mitchell World War One soldier portrait in uniform

    Opening in November. Discover how World War One changed life for people in the Waitaki. The exhibition will be part of the upcoming ww100 centennial commemorations.

    North Otago Museum
    14 November 2014 to 27 April 2015
  • A christening gown worn by three men who served in the First World War is the feature of a new textile display at the North Otago Museum.

    North Otago Museum
    6 August 2014 to 22 October 2014
  • Explore the stories of the Pukeuri freezing works. Visit an engaging temporary exhibition developed collaboratively by the Alliance Pukeuri Plant and North Otago Museum.

    North Otago Museum
    1 March 2014 to 3 August 2014