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The Museum

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Address: 10 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1A3, Canada
Phone Number: 519-749-9387
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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There is always something for everyone here We had a family membership when kids were very small Great space

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Kitchener, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

"Children's Museum" was a good name for this place originally; it could compete with similar attractions in other cities. Our kids liked the various play areas and had a great time. Over the course of subsequent visits, we have noticed a steady change in the atmosphere; now it feels more like a social engineering project with too many politically-motivated exhibits... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

There is always something for everyone here We had a family membership when kids were very small Great space

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This facility is small by museum standards but great for an afternoon visit. The attractions are well laid out and the museum is very manageable in a few hours. The interactive play area is an excellent addition to the main attractions. The interactive displays are informative and educational........but still fun for kids. Overall, a great place to take your family.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Went on a school trip with my class, the students were very engaged in two different activities but the Egyptian exhibit needed more interactive stuff and games for the kids just like the 2nd floor.

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Waterloo, Canada
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141 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I stopped by, on the last day of March Break, which was a mistake on our part. It was wall to wall children, who seemed to be enjoying themselves immensely. We avoided the dinosaur section, for obvious reasons, and headed to the Holocaust exhibit from Florida. There was some poignant pieces, and some interesting audio-visual pieces. The... More 

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Mitchell, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I really like the Egyptian Exhibit that was featured there. My friends and I really liked the Modern City Exhibit too. Cool sounds, lights and fun.

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Very cool for the kids and adults alike.. was a little cold but the hot chocolate was great, Kids loved to see how it used to be with no Iphone

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Museum is a good family spot. Lots of things for young kids to interact with. They cycle through a few different exhibits a year. They also offer additional camp and night out programs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I took my daughter and Son here with my husband on the weekend. They absolutely loved it. It isn't a big museum at all but what they have for children and families is nice. I like the hands on building toys they have and we loved the star show. Our other favourite attraction would be the shadow wall. I highly... More 

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kitchener, Ontario Canada
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16 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Underage Mayhem! The event was described as an "All Ages Event" 97% were either underage or barely 19. I am no prude but this event was poorly handled. By 11 pm - kids were vomiting everywhere.

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Address: Address: 10 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1A3, Canada
Phone Number: 519-749-9387
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener>  > City Commercial Core

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