The Earth Sciences Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. We apologize to all of our visitors and groups for this inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.

Events

Sunday, April 19, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Earth day at Homer Watson House and Gallery informational poster
Come celebrate Earth Day at Homer Watson Park!
Friday, October 23, 2020 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 24, 2020 — 5:00 PM EDT
Minerals sold by vendors at the University of Waterloo Gem and Mineral Show.

 

Visit the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show!

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Museum hours

Conestoga Rovers Learning Centre (the “Dino pit”) open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The museum’s main atrium, mining tunnel, Great Lakes fountain and stunning mineral exhibits open all day Monday to Friday, and 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on weekends.

Peter Russell Rock Garden (located outdoors) open to the public year round. Self-guided tours are available.

Admission is free! For more information, see Visit Us.

Scavenger hunts for kids ages 6 to 12+