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Address: 466 Queen St South, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1W7, Canada
Phone Number: 519-742-7752
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Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Fantastic Blast Into The Past! A Must See!

Lived in the KW, Cambridge Area most of my life! Travelled past the Joseph Schneider Haus more times than I can remember! It took me thirty six years to finally cross the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lived in the KW, Cambridge Area most of my life! Travelled past the Joseph Schneider Haus more times than I can remember! It took me thirty six years to finally cross the threshold, wish I had done it sooner! The artifacts, the tour guides that brought the stories of these settlers to life, and everything in and outside of the... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Been lots of times with the kids and always see or learn something new every time we go! Make sure you don't miss the garden area which has all kinds of edible plants and flowers. Also, Friday is "Bake Day" which means they usually are making pies and other treats which they share with the guests.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We loved going to the Schneider Haus. We love learning how to do this without technology! Harder but simpler times! Staff is great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I had a pleasant tour at the Schneider Haus Museum today. The guide was very knowledgable and showed us around the house and property. This is an old farmhouse located very close to Kitchener city centre. Highly recommended if you like museums or historic sites.

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Toronto, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very interesting place for a quick walk in tour, about 30 mins. The place provides good history of Kitchener. All the staff is very courteous and knowledgeable in dresses of that particular era of 1800s. Joanna who is a local historian provided a great and well versed account of the history of the house. Thank you. Also saw a small... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very enjoyable place, piece of history, great even for little kids! Super cheap and kids are free (I think? I forget) - you feel like you're in a different century and staff is very friendly. Very lovely and don't forget - an important place for Kitchener!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lots of history from the first settlers of Kitchener - very interactive, the staff is very knowledgeable. Not all buildings were open when I visited, which was kind of a bummer.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If anyone wants to experience how it was to live in a different era, the Schneider house is for you. It is takes you on journey back in time. People are dressed in period costumes in parts of the house. This gives you a real feel for what it was like back then.

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carleton place
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I wasn't expecting to see much more than I've seen in every other pioneer village. However, I did see more, and I learned more. The staff is super competent and knowledgeable, so It was truly a pleasure to learn from them. I have never before seen such a coffee roaster, nor have I ever heard of a spring house before... More 

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Hanover, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It was nothing to do with Schneider's sausages! We stopped by to investigate, and were delighted that we did. It is an ok\ld German family home that was once in the open country, but is now surrounded by the hustle and bustle of modern city living. This gives you an excellent iew of how life was like prior to the... More 

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Address: 466 Queen St South, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1W7, Canada
Phone Number: 519-742-7752
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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