Londoners can search for natural history treasures across 12 iconic locations in a bid to win tickets.
A treasure hunt is on across London this weekend to celebrate the opening of a new gallery in South Kensington’s Natural History Museum.
Londoners can search for natural history treasures across 12 iconic locations in a bid to win a ticket for you and 25 guests to an exclusive party in the new Treasures Cadogan Gallery.
Download the map and collection sheet, visit one or all of the locations and take a rubbing of the treasure to enter the prize draw – the winner will receive an invitation for them and 25 guests.
Locations from Battersea Park to Kensington Gardens to the Tower of London have a natural history connection and a display stand with a raised drawing representing one of the treasures.
Dr Michael Dixon, Director of the Natural History Museum, said: ‘The Hunt celebrates the sense of discovery and adventure that has brought so many of the Treasures specimens to the Museum.”
Each treasure tells a story, from the fossilised dinosaur tooth in Crystal Palace Park to the Archaeopteryx in Trafalgar Square, and is connected to specimens in the new permanent public gallery, which opens on November 30.
Sarah Butcher, Assistant Producer for organisers Hide&Seek, said: “The Hunt is a brilliant way for people to find out about the weird and wonderful nature of London’s past.”
The Hunt is on on Saturday November 24 and Sunday November 25 between 10am and 4pm.
Entrants must be aged 18 or over and and the closing date is December 2.
Click here (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/galleries/green-zone/treasures/the-hunt/index.html) for information on how to enter the draw.
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