Events - 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Triceratops toy

Everyone is welcome starting July 2nd through until August 27th at 1:00PM for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum team!

This is an event open to the public and is for all ages and will be held in the EIT building.

Come see our dinosaur exhibits and our hand samples of dinosaur fossils for yourself!

Monday, May 26, 2014 — 8:00 AM to Friday, May 30, 2014 — 2:30 PM EDT

A Hands-On Environment for Water Education

Come visit the 19th Annual Waterloo Wellington Children's Groundwater Festival (WWCGF) which offers hands-on activities, discussions, demonstrations, displays and exhibits that will challenge students to consider the importance of groundwater to them as individuals and to society at large.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Free fun for the family!

Plant a tree.

See live animals.

Build a birdhouse.

Explore nature.

Games & cool stuff to touch.

Bring a mug for a Free hot drink.

Sunday, May 4, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Picture of John Franklin

The University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum invites you to attend the Dedication Ceremony for John Franklin

 

The dedication will take place in the University of Waterloo’s Peter Russell Rock Garden

Saturday, May 3, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Explore and marvel at the rocks, minerals, fossils and jewelry on display from local dealers. There are free hands on activities for children and complimentary gem identification by the Canadian Gemological Association. The Earth Sciences Museum will have minerals on display as well as a fossil fish dig for all ages.

Friday, March 14, 2014 — 1:00 PM EDT
Albertosaurus and Cave Bear Picture

Join us for a free public dinosaur talk and tour. Enjoy hearing about different dinosaurs and touch various dinosaur fossils! 1 hour. Show will start in the Conestoga Learning Centre in the Earth Sciences Museum.

Sunday, March 2, 2014 (all day) to Wednesday, March 5, 2014 (all day)
PDAC - 2014

Museum staff will be attending the PDAC convention. For most of the convention we will be located at the University of Waterloo booth. On Tuesday we will be participating with the PDAC's Mining Matters crew and helping to educate both elementary and high school children about rocks and minerals!

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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+