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Upcoming Events

Daily Activities

Start Date Monday, January 16, 2017

End Date Sunday, December 31, 2017

Time Regular Hours

Click the Event Details link for the daily special activities schedule.

The museum building and galleries are open. Note Doon Heritage Village is closed for the season.

Family Fun Theme Weekend: Snow Critters

Start Date Saturday, January 21, 2017

End Date Sunday, January 22, 2017

Time 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join us for oodles of winter fun. Stay inside to play some winter themed games, like Penguin Racing or Snowman Bowling. Compete in our Snow Trivia Challenge at noon or 2 p.m. Don’t forget to enter in a draw to win a free family membership - ask our guest services staff to find out how!

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, January 24, 2017

End Date Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, January 26, 2017

End Date Thursday, January 26, 2017

Time Fall/Holiday 2016 Special Events and Exhibits

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

PD Day Fun!

Start Date Friday, January 27, 2017

End Date Friday, January 27, 2017

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

Make your winter weekend a little longer and a little more fun with a visit to the Waterloo Region Museum. To help celebrate that extra day off school Snow Graffiti Family Fun Theme Weekend has been extended one day to include Friday.

Family Fun Theme Weekend - Snow Graffiti

Start Date Saturday, January 28, 2017

End Date Sunday, January 29, 2017

Time 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join us for barrels of winter fun. Dress to be indoors to play some winter themed games such as human snow blower, snowman bowling and many more. Or dress warm and meet us outside to make snow graffiti!

Children's Workshop: Art Series - Design Your Own T-Shirt

Start Date Saturday, January 28, 2017

End Date Saturday, January 28, 2017

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

In preparation for the exciting new Tyrannosaurus – Meet the Family exhibit coming to the Waterloo Region Museum, you can design your own dinosaur t-shirt. Ages 6 to 12 years old.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, January 31, 2017

End Date Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Mom and Babes Morning Out

Start Date Wednesday, February 1, 2017

End Date Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? This is a fun and interesting program just for you.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, February 2, 2017

End Date Thursday, February 2, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Tyrannosaurs - Meet The Family Opening Day!

Start Date Friday, February 3, 2017

End Date Friday, February 3, 2017

Time 9:30 to 5 p.m.

Tyrannosaurs invade the Waterloo Region Museum! Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family, developed by the Australian Museum, is an innovative, hands-on immersive experience that allows visitors to come face-to-face with life-sized dinosaur skeletons.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, February 7, 2017

End Date Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, February 9, 2017

End Date Thursday, February 9, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Workshop: Chocolate Lovers

Start Date Saturday, February 11, 2017

End Date Saturday, February 11, 2017

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

Satisfy your inner chocoholic by taking part in this deliciously fun workshop and end up with a tray of chocolaty goodness to take home for Valentines Day.

K-W Symphony Kinderconcert Series: Bella The Tuba

Start Date Saturday, February 11, 2017

End Date Saturday, February 11, 2017

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The first of the 2017 Kinderconcert series held at the Waterloo Region Museum, Bella The Tuba Gets Her Melody.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, February 14, 2017

End Date Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Mom and Babes Morning Out

Start Date Wednesday, February 15, 2017

End Date Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? This is a fun and interesting program just for you.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, February 16, 2017

End Date Thursday, February 16, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Family Day Weekend - Tryannosaurs!

Start Date Saturday, February 18, 2017

End Date Monday, February 20, 2017

Time Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spend Family Day Weekend with dinosaurs! Bring the whole family to see the new Tyrannosaurus: Meet the Family exhibit!

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, February 21, 2017

End Date Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Extended Hours for Tyrannosaurs!

Start Date Thursday, February 23, 2017

End Date Thursday, February 23, 2017

Time 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Beat the winter blues with a visit to see our Tyrannosaurus exhibit. We have three extended hours evenings for your family to see this exhibit. Extended hours take place on February 23, March 23 and April 13.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, February 23, 2017

End Date Thursday, February 23, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Home School Day - Tyrannosaurs!

Start Date Friday, February 24, 2017

End Date Friday, February 24, 2017

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

This special day set aside for homeschool families is a great opportunity to visit the Museum’s newest exhibit Tyrannosaurus – Meet the Family.

Workshop: Young Gardeners

Start Date Saturday, February 25, 2017

End Date Saturday, February 25, 2017

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Young gardeners get their hands in the soil early this year, in this child-friendly indoor gardening experience.

Workshop: Growing Indoor Seedlings

Start Date Saturday, February 25, 2017

End Date Saturday, February 25, 2017

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

This annually offered workshop helps novice gardeners explore their green thumb potential.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, February 28, 2017

End Date Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Mom and Babes Morning Out

Start Date Wednesday, March 1, 2017

End Date Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? This is a fun and interesting program just for you.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, March 2, 2017

End Date Thursday, March 2, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Summer Day Camp Registration: Adventures in Time

Start Date Saturday, March 4, 2017

End Date Saturday, March 4, 2017

Time 9 to 10 a.m. is members only and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. is for general public

Registration opens today for the extremely popular Adventures in Time summer camps held every summer at Doon Heritage Village.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, March 7, 2017

End Date Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, March 9, 2017

End Date Thursday, March 9, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

March Break Madness - Tyrannosaurs!

Start Date Saturday, March 11, 2017

End Date Sunday, March 19, 2017

Time Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spend March Break with dinosaurs! Bring the whole family to see the new Tyrannosaurus: Meet the Family exhibit!

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, March 21, 2017

End Date Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

SoupFest - Just Add Water

Start Date Wednesday, March 22, 2017

End Date Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Time 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Enjoy some soup to support the Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival while celebrating World Water Day at the Waterloo Region Museum.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, March 23, 2017

End Date Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Extended Hours for Tyrannosaurs!

Start Date Thursday, March 23, 2017

End Date Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Beat the winter blues with a visit to see our Tyrannosaurus exhibit. We have three extended hours evenings for your family to see this exhibit. Extended hours take place on February 23, March 23 and April 13.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, March 28, 2017

End Date Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Mom and Babes Morning Out

Start Date Wednesday, March 29, 2017

End Date Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? This is a fun and interesting program just for you.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, March 30, 2017

End Date Thursday, March 30, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Teddy Bear's Night at the Museum

Start Date Friday, March 31, 2017

End Date Friday, March 31, 2017

Time 6 to 8 p.m.

Children and their favourite stuffed animal are invited to a party!

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, April 4, 2017

End Date Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Friends of Waterloo Region Museum Annual Meeting

Start Date Wednesday, April 5, 2017

End Date Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Time 7 p.m.

The Friends of Waterloo Region Museum invite you to attend their 61st Annual General Meeting. Everyone welcome.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, April 6, 2017

End Date Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

PD Day Fun - Tyrannosaurs!

Start Date Friday, April 7, 2017

End Date Friday, April 7, 2017

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

A chance for children to meet the Tyrannosaurus Family before they move on at the end of the month.

Tots Time Workshop: Decorate an Easter Plate

Start Date Saturday, April 8, 2017

End Date Saturday, April 8, 2017

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Children will decorate an Easter plate in this fun workshop! For ages two to five.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, April 11, 2017

End Date Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Mom and Babes Morning Out

Start Date Wednesday, April 12, 2017

End Date Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? This is a fun and interesting program just for you.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, April 13, 2017

End Date Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Extended Hours for Tyrannosaurs!

Start Date Thursday, April 13, 2017

End Date Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Beat the winter blues with a visit to see our Tyrannosaurus exhibit. We have three extended hours evenings for your family to see this exhibit. Extended hours take place on February 23, March 23 and April 13.

Easter Fun

Start Date Friday, April 14, 2017

End Date Monday, April 17, 2017

Time Regular Hours

Let the kids take part in daily activities and games, including stories and much more at the Waterloo Region Museum.

Easter Sunrise Service

Start Date Sunday, April 16, 2017

End Date Sunday, April 16, 2017

Time 7 a.m.

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

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, April 18, 2017

End Date Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, April 20, 2017

End Date Thursday, April 20, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, April 25, 2017

End Date Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

Tots Time Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Thursday, April 27, 2017

End Date Thursday, April 27, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5. Each week is a different theme with crafts, toy playing, story reading and lots of learning games to help your child grow.

K-W Symphony Kinderconcerts Series - Buzzing Brass

Start Date Saturday, April 29, 2017

End Date Saturday, April 29, 2017

Time 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The second of the 2017 Kinderconcert series held at the Waterloo Region Museum, The Voyage of Mendelssohn Mouse.

Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Start Date Sunday, April 30, 2017

End Date Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time 2 p.m.

Join the citizens of Waterloo Region as they pay tribute to individuals and groups in recognition of their accomplishments and outstanding contributions to this community.