Education Opportunities

Dunedin History Museum


The educational aspect of the Dunedin History Museum (DHM) is a vibrant and integral component of our commitment to fostering learning, exploration, and a deep appreciation for Dunedin’s history. Our educational initiatives cater to diverse audiences, including students, guests, and community members in the region.

School Programs

DHM takes pride in providing engaging and curriculum-aligned school programs that cater to students of all ages. Our programs offer immersive experiences, allowing students to connect with Dunedin’s history in a meaningful way. Through guided tours, interactive exhibits, and hands-on activities, we aim to make history come alive for students, sparking curiosity and a love for learning.  

Adult and Family Programs

Our commitment to education extends beyond the classroom. DHM offers a range of adult and family programs designed to appeal to visitors of all ages. Whether it’s thematic workshops, lecture series, or interactive demonstrations, these programs provide opportunities for lifelong learning, enabling adults and families to delve deeper into the historical narrative of Dunedin.

History Comes Alive

At DHM, we believe in making history an immersive and vivid experience. Our “History Comes Alive” programs are curated to bridge the gap between the past and the present. Through reenactments, storytelling, city tours, and living history exhibits, we bring both prehistoric and modern history to life. These programs offer a dynamic and memorable way for visitors to connect with the stories, people, and events that have shaped Dunedin.

DHM takes a holistic approach to history, seamlessly bridging the gap between prehistoric and modern eras. From the earliest inhabitants of the region to pivotal moments in recent history, our exhibits and programs provide a comprehensive view of Dunedin’s evolution. By showcasing the interconnectedness of historical events, we aim to instill a sense of continuity and relevance in the minds of our visitors.

The educational aspect of Dunedin History Museum is centered around creating dynamic and inclusive learning experiences. Whether you’re a student embarking on a school program, an adult attending a workshop, or a family participating in our interactive events, DHM is dedicated to making the exploration of Dunedin’s history an enriching and accessible journey for all.

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