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

Nocturnal Friends

Events, Upcoming Events

Friday 19th July @ The Museum

Mercury Bay Museum and Night @ The Museum Presents …


🦉🌙✨🐀Nocturnal Friends!!

Can you help us find our night-time friends??

🕵️Join us on our new detective adventure through the Museum at night.


🗓️Friday 19th July 2024 5:30pm – 7:00pm


🎟️Entry $7.00 each – children must be accompanied by an adult

Tickets can be pre-purchased from the Museum


Don’t forget your 🔦torch


🔍 Museum Explorers – there is a badge available for this event


📞Contact the Museum for more details

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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.