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

 Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum and Doon Heritage Village

May 14-15, 2022

12:00 p.m. Story Reading

Stories are a great way to connect with friends, family and your community. Join our staff for a story reading activity which features a variety of books! Hall of Fame

1:00 p.m. Decade Games

Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, Sorry!, Ludo…we’ve got them all! Enjoy playing games from the past and present.

2:00 p.m. Steam

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 early 1900s. (And if you know what a ‘fly wheel’ is, maybe you’re ready for the Trivia Contest too!).

3:00 p.m. Coming to Canada

For those of us who have settled in Canada, our journeys to this country are unique and deeply meaningful to us. Come and explore real stories about “Coming to Canada” as we find out about people from around the world arriving here in Waterloo Region. We’d welcome hearing your stories too.

Activities are suitable for all ages, unless otherwise indicated. Activities run for a half hour. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 Schneider Haus National Historic Site

May 14-15, 2022

Paper and Print

Ever wanted to try making your own paper but didn’t know where to start? Now is your chance! Join us to learn how to make paper from recycled scraps. Afterwards get in touch with your creative side by learning how to make your very own block printing.

 McDougall Cottage Historic Site

McDougall Cottage is open Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for their exhibit Resiliency: Shared Stories of Strength and Survival. There are no extra activities currently scheduled.