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Top things to do in Region of Waterloo

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Ranked #1 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Owner description: The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is conveniently located on Benjamin Road at the northern edge of Waterloo, in the heart of... more » Owner description: The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is conveniently located on Benjamin Road at the northern edge of Waterloo, in the heart of St. Jacobs' Market District. With the exquisite Best Western Plus St. Jacobs Country Inn next door, and endless shopping within walking distance, a visit to the Playhouse is a memorable outing, whether you're coming from near or far.Operating year-round, the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse is a distinctive venue that features turn-of-the-century masonry and heavy timber accents associated with traditional Mennonite architecture. With 385 seats, the theatre auditorium has a raked layout that affords each seat a fantastic view of the stage. « less
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Ranked #2 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Waterloo Region Museum is the largest community museum in Ontario. Our campus of historical attractions includes the Waterloo... more » Owner description: 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. Check our website for specific dates and hours - as the public hours for the museum and village are different at some times of the year. « less
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Victoria Park (Kitchener)
Ranked #3 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Walk amongst thousands of freely flying butterflies in a tropical paradise! Explore insect themed exhibits including an... more » Owner description: Walk amongst thousands of freely flying butterflies in a tropical paradise! Explore insect themed exhibits including an observation honey bee hive. Fun for the whole family. Open year round. « less
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Waterloo Park (Waterloo)
Ranked #5 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Owner description: The St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre is located in the heart of the old town, adjacent to Canada's original Home Hardware Store... more » Owner description: The St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre is located in the heart of the old town, adjacent to Canada's original Home Hardware Store and just steps away from the bustling main street. With unique gift shops, excellent restaurants, museums and galleries, as well as quaint country inns and B&Bs, the village of St. Jacobs is the perfect spot to spend a few days.Set in a renovated 1867 village schoolhouse, this professional theatre is high on charm. With only 100 seats and remarkable acoustics, the intimate atmosphere lends itself to cabaret-style performances, where you can enjoy a beverage at your table that's positioned just a few feet from the stage. « less
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Ranked #7 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Owner description: St. Jacobs & Aberfoyle Model Railway is North Americas finest "O" Scale Layout. Over 3000square feet showcasing Southern... more » Owner description: St. Jacobs & Aberfoyle Model Railway is North Americas finest "O" Scale Layout. Over 3000square feet showcasing Southern Ontario during the 1950's. Come see our huge world renowned display accurately portrayed to every last detail. « less
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McDougall Cottage (Cambridge)
Ranked #8 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #9 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Galt (Cambridge)
Ranked #10 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Riverside Park (Cambridge)
Ranked #12 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Ranked #13 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Ranked #14 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Scenic Railroads; Landmarks

When in the Waterloo / St Jacobs area, take a ride aboard the Waterloo Central Railway. The all volunteer operated railway runs from the City of Waterloo to the Town of St Jacobs... more »

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McLennan Park (Kitchener)
Ranked #15 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Ranked #16 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Ranked #17 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #18 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Art Galleries; Museums
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Ranked #19 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #20 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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The Museum (Kitchener)
Ranked #21 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #22 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #23 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Category: Castles; Cultural
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Ranked #24 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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The Clay & Glass (Waterloo)
Ranked #25 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Ranked #26 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Ranked #27 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Ranked #28 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Phone: 519-664-3518Email: mennonitestory@stjacobs.com
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Ranked #29 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
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Ranked #30 of 36 attractions in Region of Waterloo
Owner description: The City of Waterloo Museum is located in Waterloo's largest shopping centre, Conestoga Mall. Access to the Museum is off of... more » Owner description: The City of Waterloo Museum is located in Waterloo's largest shopping centre, Conestoga Mall. Access to the Museum is off of the food court or exterior from the parking lot between the Bay and Galaxy Cinemas. The Museum annually showcases three exhibitions for the public. Information on the latest exhibition and hours of operation can be found on the City of Waterloo's website. The City of Waterloo Museum's collections is the comprised of the Seagram collection which relates to the former operations of the famous Seagram distillery and bottling operation, including historic glassware, ceramic vessels, scientific instruments and technological equipment used in the production, storage and service of alcohol. The collection also includes objects related to our municipal history including sports memorabilia, souvenir ware and archival documents. « less
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