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Museums Legends Scavenger Hunt

Oh no! Howie the Owl has prowled too far this time and has gone missing. We need you, our legendary heroes, to rescue him for us. Luckily we have Howie’s last postcard to get you started; follow the clues he left behind if you can. Venture through the museum to locate our missing mascot, and receive a sweet reward.

Time: 10:00AM (drop-in)

Cost: $3/person

Demographic: Ages 4+ (youngsters may need adult help)

No pre-registration required.

About Howie the Owl: 

I was owl excited to graduate from Hoovard University in 2020 with a Bachelor in Mathematics, specializing in Owlgebra. However, I soon realized it is not something I can dig my talons into nor am truly passionate about. Rather, I find my heart gravitates toward local hoostory. Looking back, you could always find me prowling the university’s museum and archives at night (despite rude welcomes from security). Then in the fall of 2022 I heard the Museum of Lennox & Addington was hosting an exhibit, “Amherst Island Owls & Other Canadian Wildlife” featuring the work of my friend and wildlife photographer Bill Bickle. As newly self-actualized hoostory nerd and owlet from Amherst Island, this beaked my interest. I had to fly on over. Between the lovely paper mâché owls in the lobby (thanks Clelia Scala) and the endless knowledge and wisdom within the Museum and Archives collections, exhibits, and programs, I felt right at home and have not left since. Oh, and the Staff do not mind when I am up owl night prowling the Museum (and particularly love my sense of style with each seasonal costume change!)

Museum Scavenger Hunt for a missing Howie the Owl

Museum hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm

*closed on holiday weekend Saturdays and Mondays

Archives hours

Monday – Friday: 10am – 12pm* & 1 – 4pm

*closed from 12 –  1pm 

Macpherson House & Park hours

Tuesday – Thursday, 1 – 4pm in July & August

Holiday Hours 2024

February 17 – 19: Closed (Family Day Weekend)
March 29 – April 1: Closed (Good Friday & Easter Weekend)
May 18 – 20: Closed (Victoria Day Weekend)
June 29 – July 1: Closed (Canada Day Weekend)
August 3 – 5: Closed (Civic Holiday Weekend)
August 31 – September  2: Closed (Labour Day Weekend)

Museum and Archives daily rate

Adults (ages 13+): $3
Children (ages 12 and under): free

Museum & Archives location

97 Thomas St E, Napanee, ON K7R 4B9

Macpherson House & Park location

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee, ON K7R 1B5

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Labour Day Weekend Hours

Please note that the Museum & Archives will be closed from Saturday, September 2nd - Monday, September 4th for the Labour Day long weekend.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5th.
Have a great long weekend!