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Waterloo Region Museum

10 Huron Rd, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2R7, Canada
+1 519-748-1914
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Interesting exhibits and great staff

My children and I always have a great time here. Staff is always available to answer questions... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Rydalot
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Cambridge, Canada
Lot's of fun for all ages!

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

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Jazminepalmer4
,
New Hamburg, Canada
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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...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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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"starry night"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"step back in time"
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"living history"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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!

Thank Rydalot
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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!

Thank Jazminepalmer4
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Reviewed 28 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 1 March 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 1 March 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 1 March 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

Thank sharrawy091
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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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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Background information We chose to travel to the Waterloo Region Museum because we wanted to get to know the history of the community we grew up in. While we had both visited the attached Doon Heritage Village we had not toured the museum. The Waterloo...More

Thank J F
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Before going to the Waterloo Regional Museum, we first visited their website to check for directions and hours of operation. The website was extremely user-friendly and informative; it featured pictures and previews of main attractions as well as a Frequently Asked Questions section. We live...More

Thank Anna L
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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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