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The Great Museum Santa Search 

Santa's back! The much-loved Great Museum Santa Search returns once again. Can you find them all?

The Great Museum Santa Search
Can you find all the special Santas hidden among their festive bretheren?

The festive family favourite returns at Canterbury Museum at CoCA. Will you be able to find all the special Santas hidden among two display cases brimming with the bearded bringer of Christmas cheer?

If you find all the special Santas you could win a prize.

The Museum Santas are part of a collection that belonged to the late Laurie King. He was well known locally as King Santa, bringing joy to Christchurch every Christmas with his collection of miniature Santas for almost 56 years. The Great Museum Santa Search has been an annual tradition for more than a decade.

The competition takes place from 25 November to 7 January and is open to children aged 15 years and under.

Conditions of entry

Entry must be on an official entry form. Employees of Canterbury Museum and their families are ineligible to enter. Only one entry per person will be accepted. All entrants must be aged 15 and under. The competition closes at 5:30 pm Sunday 7 January 2024. No entries will be accepted after this date. The first correct entry drawn on Monday 8 January 2024 will receive a prize. Canterbury Museum has sole discretion to determine if entries are correct and will not enter into any discussion or correspondence.