Effective September 22, 2021, all guests and visitors must show proof of vaccination to visit THEMUSEUM


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Family Programming

Did you know that THEMUSEUM invites special guests, showcases local performers or hosts children’s events? We have a lot to offer at different times of the year, so be sure to stay tuned for upcoming events and special programming.

Second Saturdays: Meet Our Baby Dinos

Saturday, September 11 at 11am and 2:30pm

Join us on our Second Saturday in September to meet our Baby Dinos, Turnip and Pear! You’ll have a 15-minute meet and greet where you can learn all about these baby dinosaurs.

THEMUSEUM’s 18th Birthday Party!

Saturday, September 25 from 10am – 4pm

THEMUSEUM is turning 18! This milestone birthday calls for our biggest birthday bash yet. We’re talking balloons, dinosaurs and discount admission for only $4(+tax)!

At 11am and 2:30pm, join Drew Ripley for his Balloon making Machine Show! This funny and creative 45-minute show will spark the imagination of the young and young at heart.

All day long, explore the new science around dinosaurs in our exhibition DINOSAURS | The Age of Big Weird Feathered Things. This will be one of the last days you can see this exhibition before it goes extinct! Our Baby Dinos, Turnip and Pear will be making special appearances all day long, too.

The excitement doesn’t stop there, anytime during your visit, participate in a scavenger hunt, crafts in the atrium or maker activities in the Underground Studio MakerSpace! You’ll create a birthday M for THEMUSEUM and learn all about 3D printing to make your very own keychain!

Discounted Family Days are brought to you by Kitchener Wilmot Hydro and Waterloo North Hydro!

Time: Saturday, September 25 from 10am – 4pm

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