There is a cutscene that indicates that the whale/ghost noise that constantly plays is coming from the sewer, and in order to enter I need to get the key from the museum curator. However, when I go to visit him, nothing happens.

So how do I get the keys? Do I need to get a certain number of artifacts? Is it a random reward?


According to the Stardew Valley Wiki:

The Sewers are unlocked by obtaining the Rusty Key after donating 60 Artifacts to the Museum. They can be entered either through the sewer cover in the South of Pelican Town or through the grates in the South of Cindersap Forest.

In the Sewers you can catch the Mutant Carp, which is one of the five legendary fish in the game.

Krobus is also located here and sells 'rare' items, including a Stardrop and Iridium Sprinklers.


You need to donate 60 artifacts to the museum then you will get the key to the sewers you can enter it at multiple places but I usually go to sewers in the town.


The way to get the key from Gunther(the one you donate things to) is by donating 60 artifacts/minerals to him. You should get it in a reward.

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    This doesn't add anything that wasn't already said in both previous answers. – Vemonus Jan 6 '17 at 14:47

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