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

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A wonderful option for a day with kids - lots of activities to interact with and a great venue for a wedding or other event!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
Waterloo, Canada
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Kitchener, Canada
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115 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't beat theMuseum for a place to hold an event; or something to do in Kitchener. It's a great place for kids with lots of interaction and as I stated in my title - GREAT place for weddings, events, parties, etc. The staff and the venue is wonderful and parking (attached at back) is great too!

Thank Donnad9
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my grandson had a great day at the museum they loved the bed of nails we cant wait to go back this summer

Thank Erica J
Waterloo, Canada
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

A wonderful option for a day with kids - lots of activities to interact with and a great venue for a wedding or other event!

Thank colleenmw
Kitchener, Canada
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Great for young children to spend several hours. My kids are now starting to get older and look through everything within an hour and have little interest in the small activity centers. I loved when they added the $5 admission on Wednesdays because my kids finish so quickly here. They have always loved going though.

Thank Queenpenguin
Kitchener, Canada
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73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My company has their work party here every year. Every year we do the same things. Play with the water table. Make a stop-motion movie. Try and turn off all the lights. Pretend to grafitti something. BORING. Even the mummy exhibit was stuffy and cold. (no pun intended)

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Kitchener, Canada
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240 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

My friend & I visited The Museum to see the Terry Fox exhibition. The visit was worthwhile. We enjoyed our visit. The it items are "on loan" by the family of Terry Fox. We also visited some ice age items on display on another floor of the museum. The display was very interesting and worthwhile to visit.

Thank KitchenerJimmy
Shakespeare, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I took my four children (aged 1-5) and we spent an afternoon here. I wish we had had more time. Though my children aren't really into dinosaurs, they enjoyed a lot of the exhibits. Definitely something for everyone! (Not to be confused with the Waterloo region museum, which is also lots of fun for families!)

Thank jmsnyder17
Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

After a team holiday lunch we took advantage of the discounted day (think it's Wednesday) to check out the Museum. The Cuba exhibit was interesting and the dinosaurs were loved by the whole group. I'd like to go back with my family when they change exhibits. It's a great little place!

Thank Celebratingthislife
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Trying to be a big city thing, but too small town. There are things for children and nothing for adults to do.

Thank Katherine J
Port Elgin, Canada
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54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited with a 5yr old and a 10yr old, both were occupied and entertained for hours. For the little ones who cannot read, there's so much interactive stuff, they can play for hours, learning by doing! For the older ones, the presentations are very engaging and fun that they can't help but have fun while learning new things. Admission is... More 

Thank Tammy B

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