This week THEMUSEUM will be closing at 4pm on Wednesday & 3pm on Saturday.

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

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. July 4: To Be Announced July 11: Threatricks […]

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 3D printed key chains 11am: Musical Performance by Confuse The Parents 12pm: O’luain 1:30pm: Family friendly drag performance with TroyBoy Entertainment This […]

World Refugee Waterloo Region Community Launch

Posted on: May 18, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Community Coalition on Refugee and Immigrant Concerns (CCORIC) and our community partners invite you to join us for the “Becoming Neighbours” World Refugee Day Waterloo Region Community Launch and Awards Event on Sunday, June 4th from 1:00 – 3:00pm. Highlights include: A first-of-its-kind cultural presentation by The Rohingya Centre of Canada that shares the tragic […]

Beyond Human Limits: THE EXPERIENCE

Posted on: May 15, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Join THEMUSEUM to celebrate our featured exhibitions: Beyond Human Limits and THEPLAYGROUND during Science Odyssey week! With lots of hands-on interactives, an all-day craft, and special guests you’ll learn all about the amazing things your body can do! Schedule of special guests: 10:30am, 12:00pm, & 1:30pm – Wandering acrobatics from Dragon Breath Entertainment  11:00am, 12:30pm […]

THEMUSEUM PD Day Camp: Eco-Action

Posted on: March 6, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Happy Earth Day! Join us for a PD Day camp where we’ll be learning all about how to keep our planet happy! Take home some recycled material art too. Register a camper!

Game Design and Development Club with realViLab

Posted on: March 2, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

During 9 weeks, participants will use kits provided, and learn how to code on the computer to make VR headsets as well as how to program a game to try it out with! This workshop will have 9 weeks of activities and a final open house for parents and guardians on November 8th. For ages […]

Hacksmith Industries Presents Iron Man Arc Reactor

Posted on: March 2, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Join Bogdan Malynovskyy from The Hacksmith for this amazing workshop where you will learn how to code, work with circuits and construct your own Arc Reactor inspired by Iron Man! For ages 9-14. Register here! 

Turbo Time

Posted on: February 16, 2023 by THEMUSEUM

Zoom around the Atrium during Turbo Time! Plasma cars are available on the main floor of THEMUSEUM during this time – recommended for children 3 and up.

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