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Special Family Programs

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.

Check our Events Calendar for more details!


Tot Time

Ages 1-4

Tot Time is a chance for you to spend some time with little ones doing sensory and movement activities. Each month is a new activity that helps toddlers learn and experience the world in age-appropriate ways.

Wednesday, March 14: Amma Yoga
Thursday, April 19: Music Together of KW 
Thursday, May 17: Contemporary School of Dance

School Breaks

All Ages

Are you looking for something to do with the kids when school is out? Why not visit THEMUSEUM for some fun programming.

PD Days

April 2, 2019
Birds of Prey with Wild Ontario

Spring is finally here! We know that the songbirds are returning, but visit THEMUSEUM for a chance to learn about even bigger feathered friends, birds of prey. Join us on Easter Monday for an educational show about raptors and about

April 13, 2018

Check out our INTERPLAY exhibition and have an opportunity to play some extra games and meet the owner of the Personal Computer Museum, Syd Bolton.

May 4, 2018
May the Fourth

Jedi School @ THEMUSEUM. 11:30 – 1:30 pm Join our visiting Jedi Masters for some quick light sabre lessons. (15-minute sessions, first come first serve)

Star Wars Games (All Day): There are a surprising number of Star Wars video games. Visit INTERPLAY to check out some extra games to celebrate May the Fourth!

June 29, 2018
Life In Space
Ever wondered if there is life on other planets? What if an intrepid xenobiologist traveled to the reaches of our galaxy and came back with their finds for you to see. Join us for this fun educational and entertaining show about the possibility of alien life and its adaptations.

March Break

VR Live Research Demos
March 10-16
Participants will play a space exploration game in virtual reality, and will be asked to complete questionnaires about their experience. Afterwards, participants might be invited to take part in an on-site interview of around 15 minutes. Participants will contribute valuable data to our study, and will also get a closer look at the cutting-edge research being conducted at the Games Institute.

Cos-Play Day at THEMUSEUM
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2018
Ever wondered what it would be like to be your favourite video game character? Try to save Princess Zelda, survive on a deserted island like Laura Croft, or transform into a vigilante assassin! (Or at least dress up like it) Join us for a day of Cosplay at THEMUSUEM! 

Story Time: With Special Guest Tracy Kleehn
Wednesday, March 14
Tracie Klaehn is a Canadian born author who has published poems and won contests for her poetry. She has written over four children’s book and is here at THEMUSEUM to share one of her stories about her pet duck. Get a chance to meet Pecky!

Special Guest: Magic Dan
Thursday, March 15
Magic Dan’s kids show is exciting, highly interactive, and fun for the whole family. The kids will be laughing and screaming non-stop from start to finish. From eye-popping illusions to hilarious comedy, you’re guaranteed to have a blast!

Friday, March 16
The Irish Real Life Festival is taking over THEMUSEUM! Join us for a day of family fun with Irish dance, Celtic crafts, and build replicas of beautiful Irish castles with the fun folks of Tinker Trucks… we Paint THEMUSEUM Green!

Pixel Stick Photography
Saturday,  March 17
Have your photo taken with a snazzy digital background made by THEMUSEUM’s pixel stick.

Special Family Programs

Whether it’s weekends, holidays or week-long celebrations THEMUSEUM is a place to visit for unique experiences and chances to connect with your family.


Easter Weekend 

Engineering in Action
Saturday, March 24

The University of Waterloo EngSoc will visit THEMUSEUM for some fun science and engineering demonstration and hands-on activities.

Whether it’s weekends, holidays or week-long celebrations THEMUSEUM is the place for unique experiences and chances to connect with your family.

Never a Dull Moment!

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