Events & Presentations

Cancelled: Spring Break 2020

Date(s) - 16/03/2020 - 28/03/2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This event has been cancelled due to the museum’s closure in light of the COVID-19 situation. Please check out for updates.

Explore the murky, misty world of the Strait of Georgia this Spring Break at Nanaimo Museum. In Kids’ Case Files: Searching for Caddy children & youth aged 5-15 can put on their galoshes and get out their binoculars on the search for the local sea serpent of dubious reality: Cadborosaurus! Available Monday – Saturday, March 16-March 28, 10-5 pm, the activities are designed for children and youth to participate in along with their parents, grandparents, or caregivers.

Ages 5+: Kids’ Case Files: Searching for Caddy

Kids’ Case Files: Searching for Caddy is a fun scavenger hunt challenge for children and adults alike! Explore the gallery on the lookout for clues about the elusive, mysterious sea serpent known as Cadborosaurus! Can you see his fins rippling out of the water with binoculars? Is he actually a seal, an eel, or a fish? Just how long is Caddy, anyways? Answers to all of this and more this spring break at Nanaimo Museum!

Details for families:

Kids’ Case Files: Searching for Caddy is available from 10-5pm, Monday to Saturday through Spring Break, March 16-March 28. Activities are self-guided and available on a drop-in basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to participate with their young visitors. Activities are included with admission and take approximeately 45 minutes to complete.

Details for Day Camps:

Day Camps must book group-friendly versions of the programs in advance, to ensure supplies and space are available in the gallery. Please contact Steph Kveton at to book.

The Refuge Canada feature exhibit contains content that may be disturbing to some visitors. All organized children’s activities take place outside of the feature gallery. Refuge Canada is on display until May 9th. 

Cancelled: Spring Break 2020
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