Why here? 

You can host an event almost anywhere … Yet where else will you find modern amenities and backdrops married with historic architecture. Our locations provide a unique mix of idyllic landscapes and flexible indoor-outdoor spaces.

Let us host and help you plan your event in one of our venues.

Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum

Our Venues

Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum, Kitchener South

Couple getting married, posing in front of Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum

  • Grand Foyer features limestone, repurposed materials and floor to ceiling windows (150 seated / 300 theatre)
  • Flexible indoor-outdoor space with views of Doon Heritage Village and Train Engine 894
  • Freeport Historical Church complete with operating church bell, piano and oil lamps (100 seats) - Rental of the church includes a one hour rehearsal time.
  • Christie Theatre delivers and intimate experience (114 seats)
  • Versatile meeting rooms with built in audio visual equipment, air walls and retractable whiteboards (20 to 100 seats)
  • Public Wi-Fi and charging station
  • Free onsite parking (140 spaces) and electric vehicle charging station (1 station)

View 360 Tour of Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum

McDougall Cottage Historic Site, Galt Cambridge 

  • McDougall Cottage backyard weddingBuilt in 1858, this historical limestone cottage now operates as a living museum
  • Covered porch (16 seats) overlooking historic gardens (20 seats)
  • Flexible indoor-outdoor space with garden views
  • Main foyer separates two period meeting rooms (20 seats each) 
  • An intimate setting for small weddings, baby/bridal showers, or celebrations of life
  • Public Wi-Fi and charging station

Schneider Haus Historic Site, Downtown Kitchener  

  • Joseph Schneider HausBuilt in 1816, this restored historical landmark now operates as a living museum
  • Flexible indoor space (seats 40)
  • Outdoor garden space suitable for a picnic (40 seats)
  • Public Wi-Fi and charging station

Get Started

Complete our online form or call 519-748-1914 to connect with a member of our events team. We look forward to helping you plan a memorable event.  

Select a Caterer

Our approved partners will provide you with an exceptional food and beverage experience (alcohol included):

Places to stay

Visit Explore Waterloo Region to find places you and your guest can stay.


Freeport Church