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Upcoming Events

SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

Start Date Friday, January 31, 2014

End Date Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Time Mon to Fri: 9:30 am to 5 pm Sat & Sun: 11 am to 5 pm

First time in Canada! The SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure exhibit contains hundreds of authentic shipwreck artifacts collected from beneath the surface of the ocean. On exhibit from Jan. 31 to April 30, 2014.

Museum Activities

Start Date Tuesday, April 1, 2014

End Date Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Time Museum Activities

Museum activities for all ages are offered every day in our galleries. Schedules are available at our reception desk or you can visit the link below.

Activities for April 14 to 20

Activities for April 21 to 27

Tots Time - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, April 1, 2014

End Date Thursday, June 26, 2014

Time Tuesday & Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us for Tots Time on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. This program offers hands-on fun learning for children ages 2 to 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Easter Sunrise Service

Start Date Sunday, April 20, 2014

End Date Sunday, April 20, 2014

Time 7 a.m.

Enjoy an Easter Sunrise service at the historic Freeport  United Brethren Church in Doon Heritage Village.

Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Induction

Start Date Sunday, April 27, 2014

End Date Sunday, April 27, 2014

Time 2 p.m.

Honouring people who make a difference!

 

SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

Start Date Wednesday, April 30, 2014

End Date Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Last day for the Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasures exhibition.

Doon Heritage Village Season Opening

Start Date Thursday, May 1, 2014

End Date Thursday, May 1, 2014

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 1, 2014 is this season's opening date of the 1914 Doon Heritage Village!

3rd Annual Waterloo Region Heritage Fair

Start Date Thursday, May 1, 2014

End Date Friday, May 2, 2014

Time


The Waterloo Region District School Board and The Waterloo Catholic District School Board students in grades 6 to 10 put their heritage fair projects on display for judging at the Waterloo Region Museum.

Focus on Knitting Skills: Socks

Start Date Saturday, May 3, 2014

End Date Saturday, May 3, 2014

Time 1:30 to 3 p.m.

A workshop that will teach knitters how to knit socks.

Preparing to Garden Workshop

Start Date Saturday, May 10, 2014

End Date Saturday, May 10, 2014

Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Novice gardeners will learn all there is know about starting a garden.

Heritage Plant Sale

Start Date Saturday, May 17, 2014

End Date Saturday, May 17, 2014

Time 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – or while plant supply lasts

A great place to buy heritage flower and vegetable plants for the garden while supporting the Friends of Waterloo Region Museum at the same time.

International Museum Day

Start Date Sunday, May 18, 2014

End Date Sunday, May 18, 2014

Time 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Support museums by coming to the Waterloo Region Museum on International Museum Day.

Coffee with the Curator

Start Date Sunday, May 18, 2014

End Date Sunday, May 18, 2014

Time 2 p.m.

Get a behind the scene peak of the Region of Waterloo's artifact collection with the Manager/Curator of the Waterloo Region Museum.

Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival

Start Date Monday, May 26, 2014

End Date Friday, May 30, 2014

Time 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Waterloo Wellington Children's Groundwater Festival - a week long event offering a unique water education program which promotes a 'hands-on' learning environment, delivered in a manner that is fun and interactive.

Waterloo Region Forest Festival

Start Date Tuesday, October 7, 2014

End Date Thursday, October 9, 2014

Time 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This two day educational festival teaches students several key messages about forest resources in the Region of Waterloo. Presentations and hands-on activities include information on forest ecosystems, stewardship and conservation of the resource, species at risk, and the impacts of climate change.