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Mysteries at the Museum

Join us throughout the month of October as you experience the WDM Moose Jaw in a whole new way.

Mystery of the Missing Cats – October 1 – 31

The Mysteries at the Museum activity is an escape room-style puzzle. Sometimes you have to figure out what the puzzle is before solving it for the next location or clue. There are 9 puzzles in total.

Have a pencil ready to write down your answers. Feeling lost? There are hints at the end of the booklet. They are written upside down so you don’t read them accidentally. Use them wisely.

Once the mystery has been solved,  enter to win a Halloween basket prize.

Spot the Black Cat Seek and Find – October 1 – 31

Black cats are on the loose in the Museum! Write down where you saw the black cat images and enter it for a Halloween basket prize. This activity is designed for younger children.

Cabinet of Curiosities Workshop – October 15

Learn about Cabinets of Curiosities and how they spark the sense of wonder of the world, while making connections to modern-day museums including the WDM. Hear about the importance of everyday objects and their connection to human knowledge and history. Also in this workshop, learn about what’s involved in artifact collecting, why we collect and how we categorize, rearrange and classifying objects within the Museum. You will also have the opportunity to study some of your own “artifacts” as well as learn how to create your own portable museum.

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Workshop admission:

  • Adults $25
  • Youth (ages 12 – 18) $15
  • Adult WDM members and volunteers $20
  • Youth WDM members and volunteers (ages 12 – 18) $10

Pre-registration is required. CLICK HERE to register. Registration deadline is October 13.

Come and Go Afternoon – October 29

October 29 features an in-person come-and-go afternoon for families. From 1:00 – 4:00 pm have a spooky photo taken at the selfie station, participate in crafts and other activities, take part in the pumpkin hunt in the Aviation and Land Galleries and watch short family, friendly films from the National Film Board in the Saskatchewan Theatre.

Films from the National Film Board – October 1 – 31

Join us in the Saskatchewan Theatre as we share family-friendly films from the National Film Board.

CLICK HERE for a list of films.

Humane Society Donations – October 1 – 31

In partnership with the Moose Jaw Humane Society, all visitors who bring a can of cat food will receive a special WDM goodie bag with a limited edition button.

 


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