Events - 2013

Monday, December 2, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM EST
Dino

Learn about Dinosaurs, Ice Age Mammals and more here at the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum! Join us on the 20th during the Holiday break PA day and learn all that is prehistoric! Come start your Holiday off with a ROAR!

Saturday, November 16, 2013 (all day) to Sunday, November 17, 2013 (all day)

Join us, the Earth Sciences Musem, for the London Gem & Mineral Show. We will be there with our fossil fish dig and gold panning activities. As well, there will be other hands-on activities and demonstrations, many fossil, gem and mineral dealers, and educational sessions.

Saturday, October 26, 2013 (all day)
Gold panning activity at 2012 science open house

In combination with our Gem and Mineral Show, the Faculty of Science will be hosting an open house on October 26! This free event is the result of a collaborative effort that brings together activities from all science departments to introduce the wonders of science to kids of all ages.

For more information click here!

Friday, October 11, 2013 (all day) to Sunday, October 13, 2013 (all day)
Detroit show

We here at Earth Sciences museum will be at the Greater Detroit area Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry show! We will be in full force with our fossil fish dig and gold panning activities! 

Saturday, September 14, 2013 (all day) to Sunday, September 15, 2013 (all day)
Gem and mineral club of scarborough

Join us, the Earth Sciences Museum, at the Wonders of the Earth Show in Scarborough, Ontario. Visit our booth at the show to try your hand at digging out real fossil fish or panning for real flakes of gold!

 

Monday, July 1, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM EDT
Canadian Maple Leaves

Come visit us at Columbia Lake Fields, University of Waterloo (Columbia Street West) where there will be children’s activities, performances and live music throughout the day!

Among the many exhibits and demonstrations at the Canada Day festivities at Columbia Lake, the Earth Sciences Museum will have a “Build your own rock creature” booth.


Admission and parking are free!

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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+