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July 19, 2024
Summer Camp: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Museum Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Science Stage: 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
July 19, 2024
Summer Camp: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Museum Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Science Stage: 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

A Unique Space for any event!

THEMUSEUM features one of the most unique rental spaces in Waterloo Region, offering inspiration to the wedding of your dreams or a corporate event. We’re experienced with many different reasons to party: Holiday Parties, Weddings, Baby Showers, Birthdays, and more. So, come up with a reason to celebrate, and let us handle the details.

Event Options

THEMUSEUM is host to many different kinds of events all year round including:

Birthday Parties

Perfect for children of all ages!

A Standard Birthday Party Package includes:

  • 2 hours in a party room
  • All-day access to THEMUSEUM
  • THEMUSEUM special daily programming and activities
  • Greeting from an interpreter from THEMUSEUM
  • Two complimentary tickets for parents of the birthday child (non-transferable)
  • Solid colour linens, plates, cups, napkins, utensils
  • A “Birthday Kid” button for the birthday child
  • A personalized e-invitation

THEMUSEUM members receive 20% off their birthday party (Discount does not apply to additional add-ons)!

Themed Packages and Add-ons

Space Birthday Party

  • Includes everything in the Standard Birthday Package 
  • A space-themed happy birthday banner and planet decorations 
  • Space tablecloth, plates, and napkins
  • One Space toy per child
  • Private StarLab Star Show

Maverick Birthday Party

  • Includes everything in the Standard Birthday Package 
  • A dinosaur themed happy birthday banner and dinosaur decorations 
  • Dinosaur tablecloth, plates, and napkins
  • A dinosaur egg excavation activity per child
  • reserved seating at the Maverick the Dinosaur LIVE! show, and a private meeting with the baby Dinos

Available Add-ons

  • A private StarLab Star Show 
  • Reserved seating at Maverick the Dinosaur LIVE!
  • Underground Studio Makerspace Activity 
  • Storybook Events character visit/activity
  • Pizza / Juice

Inquire about these add-ons when booking your party!

Things to Know When Booking a Birthday Party

At the time of the booking, a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the final owing will be processed and then deducted from your final invoice.

A minimum of 10 children are required to book a birthday party. Additional children can be added to the party for a fee.

THEMUSEUM may have additional events and programming occurring the day of your birthday party. Speak with a representative for details about your specific date.

Birthday parties must be booked with two weeks’ notice. If your proposed date is within the next 14 days, unfortunately we will not be able to accommodate your request – we apologize for the inconvenience.

Between the months of September and May, birthday parties are not available between the hours of 10am and 1pm. 

*Please be kind and do not open nuts or other food items which other visitors might be allergic to while you’re visiting. THEMUSEUM cannot guarantee a nut-free facility.

Group and Family Visits

Have more fun with a group!

Do you plan on visiting THEMUSEUM with a group of 10 or more? Contact our Group Sales team for special admission rates! We host several types of groups including self-guided or guided tours, camp groups, and corporate team building.

Bring the people, we’ll bring the party.

Parties are fun. Planning them? Considerably less fun. We’re experienced with many different reasons to party – Holidays, Baby Showers, Proms, Corporate events and more. So come up with a reason to let loose, and let the professionals handle the details, complete with a memorable setting.

A party at THEMUSEUM includes:

  • A unique venue in a central location, complete with space for crowds as large as 400+ and as small as 10.
  • Your choice of the entire building or various rooms and meeting spaces.
  • A dedicated event coordinator that will take the headache out of your planning, coordinate caterers, and book all your necessary rentals.
  • Flexible floor plan options allowing you to customize the party to your needs.
  • Flexible catering options, including an extensive caterer list.
  • Flexible bar hosting options that fit your needs.
  • On site Audio/Visual equipment and a technician.
  • WiFi & wired internet connections.
  • Exclusive access to world-class exhibitions (optional).


A unique venue for your unique needs.

You’re not like every other couple, so why should your wedding be like everyone else’s? Break free of the stale banquet hall routine and have a wedding that allows you the creativity and flexibility you deserve at THEMUSEUM! Whatever you can dream, we can create. Let our building be the décor and our dedicated event coordinator take care of the rest – caterers, rentals, everything you need.

A Wedding at THEMUSEUM includes:

  • An absolutely unique venue, complete with built-in décor that will leave your guests gasping.
  • A dedicated event coordinator that will manage all your wedding details.
  • Flexible floor plan options for ceremonies, cocktail receptions, and sit-down dinners.
  • An extensive caterer list featuring various food styles and price ranges.
  • Flexible bar hosting options that fit your needs.
  • World-class travelling exhibitions that can be included as a wedding favour for your guests.

The MakerSpace

The Underground Studio MakerSpace at THEMUSEUM is home to unique group experiences. Bring your group for a day of fun, a team-building event, a brainstorming session, and more! Book a group of 10 or more and customize your visit to THEMUSEUM.

To find out more about what THEMUSEUM can offer your group through the Underground Studio MakerSpace, please contact us to help you create a meaningful and impactful experience.

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