Polar Night at the Museum

Penguins don’t live in the Arctic – so what’s Pere the Penguin doing at the North Pole? He needs your help to find his way home to Antarctica.

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Pere the Penguin needs your help to find his way home from the Arctic.

Wear a polar-themed costume and explore the Museum by torchlight to find clues that will help Pere come home.

If you can find all the clues, you’ll go in the draw to win a great prize. Post a photo of your costume on the Museum’s Facebook page to enter our competition for best dressed.

Tired explorers can rest up in the Visitor Lounge and hear stories of polar adventure. The Museum Café will be open.

Free event; donations appreciated. Please bring a torch. Explorers under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. A KidsFest event.



Terms and Conditions

Entry must be on an official entry form. Employees of Canterbury Museum and their families are ineligible 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, 9 July, 11 July, 16 July and 18 July 2019. 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.

9 July 2019 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
11 July 2019 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
16 July 2019 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
18 July 2019 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
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