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Friday, September 29, 2017 — 9:30 AM to Sunday, October 1, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT
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The Earth Sciences Museum will be hosting activities at the Ancaster Gem, Mineral, Bead & Jewellery Show!

Friday, October 20, 2017 (all day)

The Earth Science Museum will be hosting activities in conjunction with The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences for the annual Farvolden Lecture Series and Symposium on October 20th, 2017!

Friday, October 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 28, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT
Visitors looking at gems and minerals at the Gem and Mineral Show

Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show and Science Open House!

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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 weekends from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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+