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Upcoming Events

Village and Museum Daily Activities

Start Date Thursday, January 1, 2015

End Date Thursday, December 31, 2015

Time Regular Hours

Engaging and fun activities for the whole family are scheduled at the Waterloo Region Museum and Doon Heritage Village every day!

Daily activity schedule for June 22 to 28

Daily activity schedule for June 29 to July 5


Special Summer Activities!

BEER! The Exhibit

Start Date Friday, June 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, January 3, 2016

Time Regular Hours

Discover the history of brewing, and the selling and consuming of beer in Canada, with a focus on over 175 years of brewing tradition in Waterloo Region.

Canada Day Celebration

Start Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

End Date Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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

Waterloo Region Museum is throwing a party to celebrate Canada Day and you're invited! Admission is FREE.

History Under the Trees

Start Date Saturday, July 4, 2015

End Date Saturday, July 4, 2015

Time 1 to 4 p.m.

Enjoy an engaging presentation by rych mills of the Waterloo Historical Society in the picturesque setting of Doon Heritage Village.

Summer Music Series: The Haret

Start Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is The Haret.

Sunday Family Fun Days!

Start Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 5, 2015

Spend your Sunday with us! Enjoy hand-on activities, music and horse-drawn wagon rides!

Sunday Family Fun Days!

Start Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

Spend your Sunday with us! Enjoy hand-on activities, music and horse-drawn wagon rides!

Hymn Music in the Freeport Church

Start Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

Time 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Join the Waterloo Region Museum's volunteer Heritage Singers in the Freeport Church for some hymn singing.

Summer Music Series: Hunters Corners

Start Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 12, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Hunters Corners.

Summer Music Series: MacCairley and Maclean

Start Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is MacCairley and Maclean.

Sunday Family Fun Days!

Start Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 19, 2015

Spend your Sunday with us! Enjoy hand-on activities, music and horse-drawn wagon rides!

Hymn Music in the Freeport Church

Start Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

Time 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Join the Waterloo Region Museum's volunteer Heritage Singers in the Freeport Church for some hymn singing.

Summer Music Series: Mary Humphreys and Anahata

Start Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Mary Humphreys and Anahata.

Sunday Family Fun Days!

Start Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

End Date Sunday, July 26, 2015

Spend your Sunday with us! Enjoy hand-on activities, music and horse-drawn wagon rides!

Hymn Music in the Freeport Church

Start Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

Time 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Join the Waterloo Region Museum's volunteer Heritage Singers in the Freeport Church for some hymn singing.

Summer Music Series: Conor Gains

Start Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song. This week's featured artist is Conor Gains.

Sunday Family Fun Days!

Start Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 2, 2015

Spend your Sunday with us! Enjoy hand-on activities, music and horse-drawn wagon rides!

KidSummer

Start Date Monday, August 3, 2015

End Date Monday, August 3, 2015

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

KidSummer is a fun family day where children of all ages can have some good old fashioned fun.

Workshop: Growing and Using Herbs

Start Date Saturday, August 8, 2015

End Date Saturday, August 8, 2015

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

Learn about and how to plant and save herbs to use in your home.

Summer Music Series: City'N'Eastern

Start Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is City'N'Eastern.

Sunday Family Fun Days!

Start Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 9, 2015

Spend your Sunday with us! Enjoy hand-on activities, music and horse-drawn wagon rides!

Summer Music Series: Lucas Stagg

Start Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Summer Music Series: Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Lucas Stagg.

Sunday Family Fun Days!

Start Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 16, 2015

Spend your Sunday with us! Enjoy hand-on activities, music and horse-drawn wagon rides!

4th Annual Doon Cruise-In Auto Extravaganza

Start Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Village is open to 5 p.m.

The Waterloo Region Museum is pleased to host the 4th annual Doon Cruise-In Auto Extravaganza in support of Epilepsy Waterloo Wellington.

Hymn Music in the Freeport Church

Start Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 23, 2015

Time 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Join the Waterloo Region Museum's volunteer Heritage Singers in the Freeport Church for some hymn singing.

Hymn Music in the Freeport Church

Start Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

Time 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Join the Waterloo Region Museum's volunteer Heritage Singers in the Freeport Church for some hymn singing.

Summer Music Series: Sean Pinchin

Start Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

Time 1 to 3 p.m.

Summer Music Series: Join us Sunday afternoons in July and August as we play host to a local artist or group who will entertain visitors with music and song.

This week's featured artist is Sean Pinchin.

Sunday Family Fun Days!

Start Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

End Date Sunday, August 30, 2015

Spend your Sunday with us! Enjoy hand-on activities, music and horse-drawn wagon rides!

Ticket On Sale Date - Doon By Lantern List Tours and Starry Night

Start Date Tuesday, September 8, 2015

End Date Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Time 9 a.m.

Purchase Doon By Lantern Light Tours and Starry Night tickets today.

Tots Time - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Start Date Tuesday, September 8, 2015

End Date Thursday, November 19, 2015

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for an engaging program for children ages 2 to 5.

Seniors' Day

Start Date Wednesday, September 9, 2015

End Date Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Time 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A FREE special day for seniors 55 years of age and older featuring garden tours, live musical entertainment and more.

Workshop: Seed Saving

Start Date Saturday, September 12, 2015

End Date Saturday, September 12, 2015

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

Learn the art and science of seed saving from Bob Wildfong, one of Canada's heritage gardening experts.

Taste of Oktoberfest - A Culinary Event

Start Date Thursday, November 5, 2015

End Date Thursday, November 5, 2015

Time 7 p.m.

Experience a unique K-W Oktoberfest culinary event that features an Oktoberfest-inspired menu unlike anything you have tasted before! The culinary experts at BeerTown are creating this unique, multi-course menu especially for Taste of Oktoberfest! Tickets can be purchased by calling (519) 570-HANS (4267).