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Special Guests

Every week THEMUSEUM offers a range of special guests to keep your summer filled with wonder, fun, and new knowledge. 

Visit our calendar to find out about this week’s offerings and to learn about any programming time changes.

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Fire & Ice with Mad Science

11:00 am
Tuesday, 28th August 2018
Mad Science
Audiences will be dazzled by our spectacular Fire and Ice Show! First we’ll heat things up with our disappearing fire. Next, we’ll prove that science is really cool as we demonstrate freezing cold, subzero dry ice. Listen to a spoon scream, watch a toonie shiver, taste a big burp, and touch exploding foggy bubbles.




Ontario Raptors

11:00 am
Saturday, 21st August 2018
Wild Ontario
See a real, live Raptor… Ontario Raptor, that is! Wild Ontario from the University of Guelph is back with their incredible birds of prey.


Drum Circle

11:00 am & 2:00 pm
Tuesday, 14th August 2018
KW Drum Circles
KW Drum Circles presents a 30 minute drum circle workshop, complete with maracas and tambourines! 


Balloon Making Machine Show 

11:00 am
Tuesday, 7th August 2018
Drew Ripley
Balloons aren’t just for birthday parties – they’re an important part in Drew Ripley’s magic shows! This funny and creative 45-minute show will spark the imagination of the young and young at heart. Don’t be surprised if you get pulled on stage to become part of the experience!


Just Jugglers

11:00 am
Tuesday, 31st July 2018
What do bowling pins, tennis balls, and gravity have in common? These guys. Join us for a fun energetic show that will amaze you with comedy and crazy stunts.


Story Time with Andrew Kolb

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday, 25th July 2018
Andrew Kolb
We’re open early today so why not stop by for story time with one of our favorite local authors? 



11:00 am
Tuesday, 24th July 2018
Miss T the Bubble Queen
What’s in a bubble? Learn about soapy suds and watch a bubbly performance from Miss T the Bubble Queen.


River Challenge

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tuesday, 17th July 2018
Tinker Truck
We need you help! Our treasure is lost and we can’t get it without you. Navigate the rough waters to retrieve the treasure and be the ruler of the river!


Engineering in Action

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, 14th July 2018
University of Waterloo Eng Soc
Enjoy some cool science experiments and activities with The University of Waterloo Engineering Society!

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