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Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Special exhibit -Space

Excellent exhibit with plenty of interactive projects, and film from the Space Station . Highly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jaguar2001
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Kitchener, Canada
Inexpensive family entertainment

PD day, aww the grandchildren. Let's go to the Museum. They had activities for the children like... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2019
Daliver
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Kitchener
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The Ken Seiling 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...more
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10 Huron Rd, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2R7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent exhibit with plenty of interactive projects, and film from the Space Station . Highly recommend going to see it. Best seen with an adult to read the instructions. Exhibit is hard to find as it is tucked away around the corner!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jaguar2001
Reviewed 26 January 2019

PD day, aww the grandchildren. Let's go to the Museum. They had activities for the children like snow painting, making snowflakes, bowling just to name a few. Staff very friendly and helpful. They even have a little canteen there where they have healthy and not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Daliver
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

We spent several hours both in the museum and outside visiting all the heritage buildings. Kids are 5 and 9 and they loved it !

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donna I
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Lots to see here. Great for learning about the Waterloo Region from the first Mennonites to the present. A fun weekend thing to do in Kitchener.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

My family had a wonderful time this summer appreciating the history this museum has to offer. The museum exhibits are very fascinating, interactive, informative and innovative. It doesn't matter what age you are, you'll be mesmerized with what you will see inside. We visited Doon...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This museum is fairly new and a rather large museum. We easily spent an hour in the heritage village and over a couple hours in the museum indoors. The exhibits are well organized and nicely presented showcasing the town's history and development. Staff was super...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roadster8
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This museum specializes in the history of this area, manufacturing and innovations are displayed. It has a movie theatre on location for select shows and group presentations. It is a modern Hall with an ample open space with tables. During summer you can sit outside...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Herminio S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

So much to see and do. The kids had a blast. Very low admission price. Worth every penny. Great way to entertain kids during school break.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shaw4
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The day was enjoyed by the whole family. Walking and exploring. Learning how people lived ‘long ago’. Wagon rides, farm animals and games and crafts. Our family has visited many times and we will keep coming back.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nikistather
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I live in Kitchener and I visit this place once or twice a year. You get to know the history of Kitchener and makes you feel like you are in 1910. A great place to bring your family.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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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