THESTORE is open during Christkindl Market! Shop until 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and until 4 p.m. Sunday for all your holiday gifting needs.

Open Sunday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Noon Year

Posted on: December 2, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Join us at THEMUSEUM on New Years Eve to celebrate Noon Year, the perfect celebration for those who don’t want to stay up until midnight! Guests are welcome to drop in anytime during the event and stay until THEMUSEUM closes at 2pm. A magic show, a Noon-time toast & New Year’s Dance Party to live […]


Posted on: November 27, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Join Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest at THEMUSEUM on Saturday, December 9. Inspired by Christkindl Market that runs December 7-10 at Kitchener City Hall, Christkinderfest allows children and families to experience the joys of a German-inspired Christmas event, featuring Bavarian-themed activities, music and the spirit of Christmas festivals found across Germany.   Admission is free, registration is recommended. Please […]

Member’s Breakfast (Member’s Only Admission)

Posted on: October 27, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

THEMUSEUM wants to celebrate our members! Join us on December 2nd for a special member’s only breakfast, as a thank you for all your support. Registration is required. To register, please check your November Member Newsletter!

KIDtoberfest – Externally Run Event

Posted on: September 18, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

We’re excited to celebrate Oktoberfest with you and your families this weekend! Please note that this is NOT a museum run event and tickets are required to be purchased from the Oktoberfest website. THEMUSEUM memberships and Library passes are not valid for this weekend. For more information and tickets please click here. If you have […]

THEMUSEUM’s Annual Tot Parade

Posted on: September 18, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Pre-Registration for this event is REQUIRED. Adults must also register for a ticket. Walk-ins will not be accepted! Dress your little ones as skeletons, spirits, and sprites, THEMUSEUM’s annual Halloween Tot Parade is here! At 10:30 am, get ready to make a wicked goodie bag to carry all of the sweet and salty treats you […]

THEMUSEUM’s 20th Birthday Party

Posted on: September 8, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

THEMUSEUM is turning 20! Two decades old, but twice the fun! In honor of our birthday we’re reminiscing on the good old days and offering admission for only $6.54, which were our prices when we opened in 2003! Hang out with Maverick the Dinosaur, check out our new exhibition Frame of Mind | An Illusion Experience, […]

Science Stage

Posted on: June 13, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Join THEMUSEUM’s scientists for fun experiments at THEPLAYGROUND! These 30-minute demonstrations are sure to awe, inspire and enlighten all ages.  

At First Light

Posted on: May 24, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Celebrate National Indigenous People’s Day and the Summer Solstice with a traditional Sunrise Ceremony that will start at 5:59 am on Wednesday, June 21st! Haudenosaunee Community Member, Kelly Fran Davis, will share Haudenosaunee teachings and lead a tobacco offering. Local fire keeper, Al McDonald, will support the ceremony and will keep the fire alive throughout […]

Summer Special Guests

Posted on: May 24, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Special Guests are back this summer at THEMUSEUM! From Chemistry Shows to The Science of Magic, enjoy a unique performance for all ages! Join us in the atrium at 11:30am every Tuesday from July 4 to August 29. This event is included in general admission to THEMUSEUM. August 22: Scott Boyd The Magician August 29: […]

Family Pride | Vol. 2

Posted on: May 18, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Celebrate Pride in a family-friendly environment! Explore exhibitions, participate in hands-on activities, enjoy a drag show with local queens and so much more! Schedule: All Day: LGBTQ2S+ Community resource booths, exhibits, crafts, and pride keychain making 11am: Musical Performance by Confuse The Parents 12pm: O’luain 1:30pm: Family-friendly drag performance with TroyBoy Entertainment This experience is […]

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