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THEMUSEUM

City of Kitchener

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AUGUST 2020 UPDATE:

THEMUSEUM is open with reduced hours – beginning September 12th, they will be open Fridays, 10am – 1pm and Saturdays & Sundays, 10am – 4pm with Members-only hours from 9am – 10am on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Right now, contactless payment is preferred to buy tickets to THEMUSEUM. Buy tickets ahead of time at Eventbrite or purchase at the door, but please refrain from using cash. Timed tickets will control traffic flow throughout THEMUSEUM and allow staff to keep you safe through contact tracing!

Contact the THEMUSEUM for the most up to date hours and information.


THEMUSEUM is a new kind of museum – one of ideas and experiences. No dusty objects, no collections, and no velvet ropes.  It is dedicated to presenting fresh, relevant cultural content from around the globe in unique and interactive ways that intersect art, science, culture and technology. THEMUSEUM is a premier cultural destination and a hub for creative thinking and inspired play.

Featuring five floors of interactive and diverse exhibits and programs for people and families of all ages, THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener has something for the young and young at heart.

Past exhibits have featured Andy Warhol, Jane Goodall, Yoko Ono and an exhibit of artifacts from the Titanic. THEMUSEUM offers a diverse array of world-class exhibitions, programs and events for children, youth, families and adults guaranteed to inspire and enlighten audiences.

For those with a passion for engaging with the community and being part of an immersive experience, THEMUSEUM has created the popular Museum After Dark series. From the Beer Series and the Brush Off, to engaging dance parties and dialogue series, Museum After Dark provides young professionals, those with a creative side, and culture supporters experiences and events in downtown Kitchener.

THEMUSEUM features one of the most unique rental spaces in Waterloo Region, offering inspiration for one of a kind weddings or corporate events. The Grand Atrium is located on the main floor, and is perfect for hosting a party, staff appreciation event, holiday party, meetings or conferences. Come up with a reason to celebrate, and let the team at THEMUSEUM handle the details!

THEMUSEUM offers over 20 educational programs for school groups, as well as the  Underground Studio MakerSpace – a hands-on learning environment for children and youth to explore the fields of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). The Underground Studio MakerSpace is also available for team building events, brainstorming sessions, and more!

    10 King Street West
    Kitchener, ON N2G 1A3

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