11 February - 31 March 2023

Do you ever get the toe-tingling feeling that a mystery is about to unfold? Meet Montgomery Bonbon (aka Bonnie Montgomery) the world’s greatest ten year-old secret super sleuth! She’s the hero of Murder at the Museum, a new book written by Alasdair Beckett-King and illustrated by Claire Powell.
To celebrate, we’re challenging you to try out your detective skills in the museum today…

Families will be able to go undercover and test their detective skills at as part of the national Montgomery Bonbon: Museum Mystery Trail, organised by Walker Books and Kids in Museums. The exciting new trail celebrates the release of the brilliantly funny new children’s book Montgomery Bonbon: Murder at the Museum written by comedian Alasdair Beckett-King, with illustrations by Claire Powell.

Launching in time for February half-term, the trail will run from 11 February until 31 March 2023. Grab an activity sheet from a member of staff and test out your detective skills, solve puzzles and have fun! Remember to pick up a free moustache bookmark to get in the mystery-solving mindset!

Families will also have the chance to enter a grand prize draw competition on the Kids in Museums social media channels @kidsinmuseums to win a signed copy of Montgomery Bonbon: Murder at the Museum and their very own detective kit.