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Gin & The Collection
By Otago Museum

Behind-the-scenes Tour

Want a night out that is a little different from the usual restaurant or bar? Come along to taste award-winning boutique gins and get a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of Tūhura Otago Museum's collection.

This month we are celebrating ID Fashion and highlighting some incredible garments, fashion, and accessories from throughout the ages featured in our collection.

We are partnering with Alchemist Mixology and showcasing award winning Lady H Distiller Gin with premium botanicals selected for their delicate aromas.

The Alchemist provide a different kind of experience, beautiful cocktails made with top shelf spirits with mixers & garnishes sourced right here in Aotearoa.

You will enjoy a sophisticated evening tasting gins and cocktails in the Museum’s stunning Atrium, with excellent music and canapés. There will also be a seldom-offered tour of our Collections Stores and Conservation Workshop. With over 1.5 million objects and taoka, the Stores are astoundingly varied.

This area is usually only seen by visiting researchers, dignitaries, and media, but tonight our Collections and Conservation team will guide you through the vast labyrinth of rooms in the basement of the Museum. You’ll have the chance to view fashion objects of scintillating style at first hand, from a late 19th century French designer bodice to 1920s beaded dresses, and sexy 70s Speedos.

This will be an evening to tell your friends about. Don’t miss out – limited tickets available, 18+ only

5.30pm, Tuesday 28 March
Meet in Museum Foyer
$45 per person, including guided collections tour, canapés, and boutique gin cocktails

28 March
5:30pm - 9:45pm
Otago Museum
419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand