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Write to Santa at the Canadian Postal Museum

Write to Santa at the Canadian Postal Museum

Gatineau, Quebec, November 22, 2006 – On Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, children of all ages are invited to write a letter to Santa Claus at the Canadian Postal Museum, located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization. In medieval times, some people wrote messages on animal hides and sewed them together so they would not be lost. The whole construction was then sent to its intended recipient. Your letter will be sewn to those of the other participants to create a long, rolled parchment – the longest letter ever sent to Santa!

The Longest Letter to Santa
Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 2006
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sorting and Technology Room
Canadian Postal Museum
Sponsored by Canada Post

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187


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