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Night of Museums in Hiiumaa Museum

Once a year, on a Saturday evening in May, the museums and other exciting places open their doors later than usual, at 18.00-23.00, and for free in order to celebrate pan-European Night of Museums.

This year, the Night of Museums takes place on Saturday, May 20, 2017, and, inspired by the Year of Children’s and Youth Culture, the theme of the event is "Games in the Night".

The four branches of Hiiumaa Museum offer a memorable and exciting programme that night, to which all the big and small playful museum lovers are welcome.

Programme of the Night of Museums:

Long House (18.00-23.00)
18.00 making a boardgame for children.
19.00 listening to the instrument-playing and singing of the pupils of R. Tobias Kärdla Music School.
19.30 the cafeteria and boardgame rental are opened.
21.00 the young singers of R. Tobias Kärdla Music School perform.
Visit the exposition and take part in the guessing game!
Try your luck at lottery!

Kassari Exposition Building (18.00-23.00)
18.00-21.00 come and explore the exciting secrets of the attic of Kassari Exposition Building!
Visit the exposition and take part in the guessing game!
Fun activities for kids
Drawing game

Rudolf Tobias House Museum (18.00-23.00)
18.30 piano players and singers of Käina School of Fine Arts will perform.
Visit the exposition and take part in the guessing game!
19.30 piano players and singers of Käina School of Fine Arts will perform.
Making a wind spinner

Mihkli Farmstead Complex (18.00-21.00)
It is windy in Mihkli!
18.00 take part in the hoisting of Mihkli's new weathervane!
18.15-19.00 exciting workshop of making a weathervane for kids
19.15-20.00 farm children's skill games
20.15-21.00 making a goblin

In total, 16 exciting places in different regions of Hiiumaa open their doors to visitors on the Night of Museums:

Long House in Kärdla,
Mihkli Farmstead Complex (open 18.00-21.00),
Kassari Exposition House,
Rudolf Tobias House Museum,
Soera Farm Museum,
Sõru Museum,
Vaemla Wool Factory,
Suuremõisa Castle,
Tahkuna Lighthouse,
Kõpu Lighthouse (open 21.30-23.00)
Kuriste Church (open 16.00-23.00),
Kassari Chapel (open 18.00-22.00),
Emmaste Church (open 18.00-22.00),
Kärdla Church (open 18.00-22.00),
Käina Church (open 18.00-22.00),
Pühalepa Church (open 18.00-22.00).

Take part in the grand visiting game and win wonderful awards!

All the special programmes of the Night of Museums can be read about on the webpage www.muuseumioo.ee.

The participation is free of charge!

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