Texas Tech University

Holiday at the Museum

Holiday at the Museum

December 2, 2023
2 – 4 pm

Join the Museum of Texas Tech University for a trip around the world! Come learn about the different traditions and holidays from the countries of Iceland, India, Japan, and many more!

  • Iceland
    ◦ Yule Lad scavenger hunt, those who complete the scavenger hunt and solve the riddle can enter to win the grand prize
    ◦ Grand prize basket that will be raffled off after the event
  • India
    ◦ Diwali
    ◦ Henna artist
    ◦ Rangoli sand art craft
  • Japan
    ◦ Chicken tenders with dipping sauces
  • Sweden
    ◦ St. Lucia Day
    ◦ St. Lucia candle crown and star boy hat craft
  • UK/Canada/New Zealand/Australia
    ◦ Boxing Day
    ◦ Food drive
  • Iran/Persia
    ◦ Yalda - Persian New Year
    ◦ Pomegranate origami box and Persian candy
  • United States
    ◦ Cookies and Cocoa

Enjoy crafts, food, FREE planetarium laser shows, activities, and a scavenger hunt with a raffled grand prize!

This is a free, come and go event. Free admission and parking.

This event is made possible by the Helen Jones Foundation, Inc.

* Want to get a free planetarium ticket?

To honor the tradition of Boxing Day, the Museum is hosting a food drive during Holiday at the Museum this year to benefit the South Plains Food Bank.

All you have to do is bring in at least ONE non perishable food item to donate and receive a free ticket to the planetarium good for 1 show of your choosing! The tickets will be good for 2 years and can be used to attend any of our public planetarium shows!

Please note, it is 1 ticket per donation and limited to 1 donation per person.