A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year

Murder at the Museum!!

Museum Events, Upcoming Events

Saturday 22nd June 6pm – 8pm @ The Museum


Join us for a night of fun filled detective work!

Can you catch the killer??

Dress up as a historical character – but be sure not to tell anyone anything – don’t want to spoil the fun!

Join in the fun of chatting to your fellow characters and gathering clues that will help you SOLVE THE MYSTERY!!

Tickets are $40 each available from the Museum – but be quick tickets are limited! You must collect your tickets before the night as we will give you your character so you know how to dress!

You must be 18 and over to join us.

Refreshments are included in your ticket.

RAFFLES – don’t forget to get your raffle tickets before the night and if there are any left (these are going to go like hot cakes!!) they will be available on the night!



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Become a Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer to be part of our front-of-house team welcoming visitors to the museum, read our volunteer programme fact sheet and download our application form from the link below.