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Address: 10 King St. West, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1A3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-749-9387
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Wed 10:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

We are THEMUSEUM - oneword, UPPERCASE. We are a new kind of museum - one of...

We are THEMUSEUM - oneword, UPPERCASE. We are a new kind of museum - one of ideas and experiences. No dusty objects, no collections, and no velvet ropes here. We are dedicated to presenting fresh, relevant cultural content from around the globe in unique and interactive ways that intersect art, science, culture and technology. We are a premier cultural destination and a hub for creative thinking and inspired play. From Andy Warhol to Jane Goodall to Titanic to Yoko Ono, THEMUSEUM is the only museum around that is bold enough to feature such a wide range of cultural content under one roof. We offer a diverse array of exhibitions, programs, and events for children, youth, families and adults guaranteed to awe, inspire and enlighten all audiences. Featuring five floors and 55,000 square feet of interactive exhibitions, THEMUSEUM has a little bit of everything...and a whole lot of imagination, education, and good ol' fashion family fun. The public hours for THEMUSEUM are subject to change. Please visit our website for updates.

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a nice cozy place for a drink or casual meal

stopped in for a mid afternoon drink A very nice comfortable spot to visit. A nice craft beer menu . The staff and service are excellent . Located right downtown Kitchener

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Andy G
Welland, Ontario, Canada
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Welland, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stopped in for a mid afternoon drink A very nice comfortable spot to visit. A nice craft beer menu . The staff and service are excellent . Located right downtown Kitchener

Thank Andy G
Waterloo, Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a great great place to visit, especially with kids. I have been there numerous times with my grand daughters. From the time they were just crawling, we would spend time in the infant and toddler room. There was lots for them to explore, see and do. As they got older, still as pre-schoolers we could spend a whole... More 

Thank Arlene0912
Stratford, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Museum has come a long way in the 10 years its been in downtown Kitchener. Originally a kids museum, they did great when expanding and have had some very interesting exhibits throughout the past couple of years. admission is reasonable and the location sets you up for the rest of your day. definatly worth a vist if your in... More 

Thank Mike R
Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A great way to spend an afternoon with your kids. Multiple floors with interactive exhibits to keep kids entertained and educated. Large play area on the ground floor that has soft building blocks for stacking. Tickets to enter are reasonable; Grandparents get entry for $5+hst on Thursday if they're bringing in the grandkids. Exhibit changes about once a quarter.so there's... More 

Thank Gusmaru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

My kids loved the second floor, the first floor to me seemed dirty and disorganized. The top two floors were ice age and a nature one about earthquakes, volcanos, hurricanes and tornado, my husband and I really enjoyed it, and although my kids are a little bit too young to learn about it (3 and 5), it still kept them... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Museum was rather sparse and bland. The first level was a play area with lots of toys of questionable sanitation levels geard mostly for kids ages 2-10. The second level was geared towards kids ages 5-10 and contained a random collection of experiential toys such as a walkable piano (which mostly played its own notes, not what you stepped on),... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

it was not what i expected when i went to see the Bob Marley exhibit. it was disappointing. there was really hardly nothing there to see. also i am glad the tickets were won as i would not pay to go back.

Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

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

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 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

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