Welcome to the North Otago Museum

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 30 April 2015

Visit our permanent display dedicated to life of one of New Zealand’s most famous writers, Janet Frame. Janet Frame spent much of her childhood in Oamaru.

North Otago Museum

Visit the permanent display of the Willett’s collection of Waitaha taoka. Ponder the unanswered question - Why did the Waitaha people leave their vast and valuable collection of tools behind?

North Otago Museum