Canterbury Museum

Fairytale Night at the Museum: List of Objects

Posted: 19 July 2010

More than 8,000 people enjoyed the Fairytale Night at the Museum events as part of KidsFest 2010.

Below is the list of special fairytale objects that were hidden around the Museum.

Did you find them all?

  1. Rapunzel braid: Museum tower (exterior)
  2. Cinderella's Glass slipper: Nga Taonga Gallery
  3. Rumplestiltskin’s spinning wheel: Victorian Gallery
  4. Fairies in cave: Cave floor in Iwi Tawhito Gallery
  5. Big Bad Wolf: St John exhibition (inside ambulance)
  6. Little Miss Muffet: St John exhibition (interactive floor)
  7. Wizard of Oz, witch: trapped under Fred & Myrtle’s Paua House
  8. Alice in Wonderland, ‘drink me’ bottle and gold key: Mountfort Gallery
  9. Mary Poppins, carpet bag and hat stand: Costume Gallery
  10. The Elves and the Shoemaker: Cobbler’s shop in the Christchurch Street
  11. The Pied Piper of Hamlin, rats: Wharf in the Transport Gallery
  12. King Arthur, Sword in the Stone: Antarctic Gallery
  13. Goldilocks and the three bears, porridge bowl and three chairs: Energy Efficient House in Living Canterbury
  14. The Goose that laid the golden egg: Bird Hall
  15. Jack and the Beanstalk, beanstalk, plate, knife and giant strawberry: Documentary Research Centre
  16. Puss in Boots: Discovery
  17. Dragon with wings: Geology
  18. Frog prince: Asian Arts Gallery
  19. Hansel and Gretel, Gingerbread house: Museum foyer
  20. Cinderella mouse: replaced horse in the Christchurch Street (Tuesday 6 July only)