Night at the Museum: The Galileo Code

This event took place on 13, 14 and 15 July 2021.

Italian Renaissance scientist Galileo Galilei changed the world with his inventions and experiments – but his latest discovery is top secret.

GalileoDress as your favourite historical figure, bring a torch and search the galleries for clues that will help you crack Galileo’s code and discover his secret new invention.

If you can solve the puzzle, you’ll go in the draw to win a great prize. Send a photo of your costume to our Facebook page to enter the competition for best dressed.

The Museum Cafe will be open and staff will be reading stories in the Visitor Lounge.

Free event; donations appreciated. Please bring a torch. Code-crackers under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Terms and Conditions

Entry must be on an official entry form. Employees of Canterbury Museum and their families are not eligible to enter. Entries will only be accepted from children under 16 years and only one entry per person per night. The competition runs from 6.00 to 8.00 pm on each night of the competition, 13, 14 and 15 July 2021. No late entries will be accepted after 8.00 pm on each of the listed days. The first correct entry drawn on each day following the Night at the Museum event will receive a prize. Canterbury Museum has sole discretion to determine if entries are correct and will not enter into any discussion or correspondence.

This event took place on 13, 14 and 15 July 2021.

13 July 2021 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
14 July 2021 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
15 July 2021 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
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