The Gathering of Taciturn Masters
July School Holiday Activity Trail - The
Gathering of Taciturn Masters
Hawke’s Bay this school holidays and enter into a secret
world of code breaking and fact finding with a new Kids’
Activity Trail inspired by our mysterious history
exhibition, Dr Felkin and the Forerunners.
The secretive Gathering of
Taciturn Masters, or GTM, is recruiting new members. If
you can answer their questions about history and art and if
you can decode their secret message you, too, can become a
member of their secret society!
Museum entry is only $10
for adults; students with id, senior 65+ and community
service card holders $7.50. Entry for MTG Friends and
children under 15 is free.
Free activity sheets will be
available from MTG’s Main Foyer from Saturday 5
MTG opening hours: 10am – 6pm Monday –
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