Join our WhatsApp channel

Hundreds attended retirement party for Saskatchewan’s animatronic icon

Hundreds attended retirement party for Saskatchewan’s animatronic icon
Join our telegram channel
Follow us on Facebook

An animatronic icon loved by families across Saskatchewan is officially celebrating its retirement.

70c8fc80

Download

Megamunch, a robotic T-Rex that has delighted visitors to the Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM) for decades, began saying its goodbyes on Saturday.

“He’s been here for 37 years,” RSM executive director Brie Hnetka said. “Multiple generations have now experienced him in their youth and then brought back their children and grandchildren to see him, and so there’s just some many memories to share in multiple generations.”


Get the latest National news.

Sent to your email, every day.

Megamunch is not the only one retiring. Brenda Baker, a children’s performer who wrote the original Megamunch song and has been performing across Canada for 40 years, chose Megamunch’s retirement party for her final show.

“I can’t think of a better way to end a career of 40 years when part of what I’ve been doing has been going around the province singing a song about Megamunch,” Baker said. “So why not end your career kind of where it began.”

Story continues below advertisement

Close to 300 people came to his retirement party to get one last picture with him and leave him a goodbye note.

Megamunch’s last official day of work will be on Feb. 25.

&copy 2024 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Follow us on Instagram
Follow us on twitter

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply