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Waterloo Region Museum

10 Huron Rd, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2R7, Canada
+1 519-748-1914
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Have taken my granddaughter there several times, she loves it. So many interactive things to do and... read more

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5flowers2014
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Kitchener, Canada
wonderful journey

I guess such visits are nice to kids and families...I strongly recommend it! Especially in long... read more

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Waterloo Region Museum is the largest community museum in Ontario. Our campus of historical attractions includes the Waterloo Region Museum which showcases more than 12,000 years of history in Waterloo Region; Doon Heritage Village - a recreation of rural village in 1914, with more than 20 historic buildings, costumed interpreters and farm animals; the Waterloo Region Hall of Fame honouring individuals and groups who have brought recognition to themselves and Waterloo Region; and the Region of Waterloo Curatorial Centre - our world class artifact preservation and storage facility. The Waterloo Region Museum and the Waterloo Region Hall of Fame are open year round. Doon Heritage Village is open seasonally from May 1 through December 23. The public hours for the museum and village are different at some times of the year.
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“pioneer village” (20 reviews)
“doon heritage” (26 reviews)
“local history” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10 Huron Rd, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2R7, Canada
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+1 519-748-1914
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"all ages"
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"main gallery"
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"starry night"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed yesterday

Have taken my granddaughter there several times, she loves it. So many interactive things to do and in the summer its fun to walk through the village.

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Reviewed yesterday

I guess such visits are nice to kids and families...I strongly recommend it! Especially in long weekends instead of staying at home playing games!

Thank Faycal S
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

My children and I always have a great time here. Staff is always available to answer questions. Our favorite so far was the weather exhibit. So much fun!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I always have lots of fun visiting there! If you are looking for something fun to do, go to the museum!

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Really enjoyed the visit. Lots of interesting stuff from around the area, lots of area history, this one flywheel they have on display is HUGE! Beautiful setting and great for the family!

Thank Hans P
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We were nearby at Langdon Hall and decided to visit the nearby museum so that my daughter could experience some local history. The main gallery with displays was impressive and the seasonal exhibition focusing on weather systems was a real bonus. Arts & Crafts were...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The Waterloo Regional Museum is a charming local heritage site, perfect for an afternoon of family fun or for an individual looking for a leisurely way to spend an afternoon. The museum takes hygiene seriously- in other words, is set up for a hassle-free experience...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Very clean and professional place for young families, couples, friends, or tourists to view our cities history. Something new for everyone to enjoy if needing to do something different.

Thank Dylan L
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The Waterloo Region Museum website is functional and easy to navigate with information on current exhibits, events and directions on how to get there. The website is mobile friendly which is also extremely beneficial for all age groups. As students, having instructions on how to...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The Waterloo Regional Museum is a local attraction that displays the Kitchener Waterloo region over the past twelve-hundred years. It is located on the north side of Kitchener just off of Homer Watson road. Prior to visiting the museum, we decided to check out the...More

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Natasha V
26 January 2017|
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Response from Ronald R | Reviewed this property |
No, but "The Museum" is downtown Kitchener, not the same, is really a children's museum. Better.
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JKKong
4 January 2017|
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Response from debit7 | Reviewed this property |
Hello...the indoor exhibits could certainly be enjoyed in the winter time, and I am sure the grounds would be beautiful, too.
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kathyhulland
10 August 2016|
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Response from Tom R | Property representative |
Hi Kathy. We've checked the collections' database at the Waterloo Region Museum and our vertical file - we don't have a copy of the booklet. I'd recommend that you contact St. Marie Among the Huron and/or the Waterloo... More
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