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10 King St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1A3, Canada
+1 519-749-9387
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A big building full of nothing

This museum is housed in a former department store in downtown Kitchener, and the history of that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul U
Winnipeg, Canada
Small but fun, good for kids

Attended a wedding in Kitchener this weekend so went to the museum to kill some time before the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Sykesville, Maryland
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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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  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10 King St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1A3, Canada
City Commercial Core
+1 519-749-9387
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is housed in a former department store in downtown Kitchener, and the history of that place and how it became a museum would've been an interesting display. But they didn't do that. The museum seemed to be more geared for children than adults....More

Thank Paul U
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Paul, Thank you for your review. We will definitely keep this in mind as we plan future exhibitions. Best, Jenna van Klaveren Brand Manager THEMUSEUM

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Attended a wedding in Kitchener this weekend so went to the museum to kill some time before the wedding. We had two small kids (ages 4 and 2) and they LOVED the kids area (adults did too!) beyond that the museum was small and the...More

Thank raseitz
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I think it fully depens on the exebitions that are on but its a small museum. I expected more and think they could make it so much better then it already is. Altough kids can play there and theres some nice shows sometimes (we had...More

Thank Marjolein v
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I have taken my son there many times since he's been 2 years old. He loves it. We are usually there for about 2-3 hours when we go.

Thank xtachax
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We drove an hour to attend the museum, on a Saturday, to wrap up March break. The museum promotes itself as hands-on for children but most displays were hands-off and closed. Several promoted exhibits and activities were closed (or happened in a 15 minute window)...More

1  Thank MikeC50001
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A great place to take younger kids for a day trip during March Break especially if they are interested in dinosaurs.

Thank pbutler54
Reviewed 28 February 2017

It is better to check ahead if headed here to see which exhibits are on. We got to see a decent traveling exhibit from Canada about quantum computing and another (I think it was from the Field Museum) about natural disasters. That said, the remainder...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I hadn't been to The Museum in years and wanted to check it out again. So a friend and I went for an afternoon to check it out, and their current Forces of Nature exhibit did seem appealing. Unfortunately right off the bat it was...More

Thank bfanjoy
Reviewed 23 February 2017

- Visited once with children - Not a lot of good games, yet the entrance was expensive even after discount for a special weekend.

Thank Arnie101
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Museum is a location that I have visited in the past for school trips as well as for fun with my family and I have always had fond memories of interesting exhibits and fun activities. Unfortunately, the most recent visit to The Museum with...More

Thank Gwenyth M
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Response from Jo K | Reviewed this property |
There wasn't a restaurant there when I was there. It's been a few years since I have been there.