For the first time in this series Graeme is compelled to go offshore for the opening of the National British Museum of Poo. Graeme speaks with the director of the UK's Number Two Museum, Charlotte Corney.
The Tawhiti Museum is a truly unique enterprise. The creation of artist Nigel Ogle, its attention to detail is simply stunning. Widely acclaimed as the best private museum in the country, the museum uses life size exhibits and scale models to present our heritage in a series of super realistic and engaging displays.
This week a Northland institution and jewel, the Matakohe Kauri Museum. How big did Kauri get? This big.
Curator Sam McKenna shows us around the collection of regrets just off Cumberland St in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Finn McCahon Jones walks us through this repository of iconic ceramics in New Lynn, the home of the Crown Lynn factory
Clapham’s Clock Museum in Whangarei. The sounds of time. The museum offers visitors some of the more unusual time pieces that have been created.
Curator Patsy Montgomery from the Waipu Museum shares some history of the museum and its connection with the Highland Scots.
Graeme speaks with curator and long time activist and author Miriam Saphira.
People’s fate in jars, from crushed vertebra to suicides. The Medical School learning centre is the repository of very important material from real people
This week the Whakamana Cannabis Museum 66 David St Caversham Dunedin Open 10am - 4pm Every Day. Museum director Abe Grey tells us what it's all about.
Graeme explores Auckland University's Computer Museum, including the university’s first, the now ridiculously cumbersome and cantankerous IBM 1620 (pictured with Prof Bob Doran))
Graeme heads back to his old haunt the University of Auckland's Zoology Museum in this week's Secret Museum of New Zealand.
Secret Museums Of New Zealand. This week Graeme visits the Huia Settlers’ Museum, home of fascinating stuff and also houses a great deal of artefacts from New Zealand’s worst maritime disaster, the Wreck of The Orpheus, February 7 1863
This week Graeme showcases the National Police Museum in Porirua. Started in 1908 it has only been open to the public since 1998, featuring some grim exhibits as well as celebrating the NZ Police Force over more than a century.