There's always something on at the Region of Waterloo Museums and Archives! Please choose a site to learn about the BONUS activities included with general admission.

Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum

Daily Activities

Please join us for some educational fun in our galleries! We offer activities* themed around our permanent gallery and/or our temporary exhibit. Or channel your inner Picasso with a selection of do-it-yourself crafts and colouring in the foyer. Explore colour and creation in relation to the Spring season, Plants, and Pollination throughout May.

Activities run Wednesday through Sunday for half-an-hour beginning at 12PM and 2PM.

*Activities are suitable for all ages, unless otherwise specified. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Not every activity is offered each day. See below for a list of our current activity rotations.

Our Current Activity Offerings:

What kind of food do animals eat? How do predators hunt for prey? Learn about neighbourhood animals by looking at their skulls!
Best for ages 5 and up.

Conestoga Wagon
Imagine walking for 10 weeks, to get to your new home. You’ll have to go over mountains, cross rivers, and make it through a swamp. Learn about the journeys of Mennonites who travelled to this area using Conestoga wagons. 

Making Music
Make some music, using BoomwhackersR! These perfectly pitched tubes will have you playing songs in no time!

LEGOR Assembly Line
Calling all LEGOR enthusiasts! Test your assembly line and teamwork skills, by building a LEGOR car! 

Steam Power
Have you ever wondered how steam powered engines work? Use a wooden model and learn how Hazel, our amazing flywheel, would have worked in the 1900s.


Schneider Haus National Historic Site

There is always something going on at Schneider Haus, check out our events calendar or explore our Discovery Space!

McDougall Cottage Historic Site

There are no extra activities currently scheduled.