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Super Spinners

August 1 to 31
Studio
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.

Make yourself a simple spinner out of a cardboard disk and a piece of string, then give it a whirl for a super-cool effect.

Demystifying the wreckage of the Erebus

August 4
Resource Centre
7 p.m. in English and 5:30 p.m.in French

A unique opportunity to hear an underwater archaeologist describe the challenges involved in his work.

Franklin’s Treasures

Thursdays, August 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2 to 7 p.m.
Saturdays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
River Mezzanine

Discover what archaeological clues have revealed about the fate of the Franklin Expedition, handle reproduction artifacts, and try the tools used by underwater archaeologists.

Awesome Sundays: Awesome Rush

August 21
Plaza (outdoors), River Mezzanine, Special Exhibitions Corridor
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Experience the thrill of the B.C. Gold Rush as you pan for gold, play gold-themed games, listen to period music, and make your own souvenir craft.

Archaeology Lab

August 28
Archaeology Lab
2:30 p.m. in English and 1 p.m. in French

Go behind the scenes in our Archaeology Lab to learn about the techniques experts use to preserve artifacts unearthed on archaeological digs.

Awesome Sundays: Awesome Autumn

September 18
Grand Hall, exterior
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Savour the best of the fall season with hot apple cider, music, a horse-drawn carriage ride, and a glass lantern craft activity.

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