Events - April 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

A partnership event with the Kitchener-Waterloo Gem and Mineral Club with activities for kids including panning for gold, digging for fish fossils and a marvelous mining activity.

The event commemorates the KW Gem and Mineral Club's 50th Anniversary.

Monday, April 27, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

A Grand kickoff event commemorating the KW Gem and Mineral Club's 50th Anniversary.

The free event for the public includes displays in Kitchener City Hall Rotunda, a raffle for a very nice mineral specimen, giveaways for kids, and educational activities lead by Corina McDonald of the Earth Sciences Museum.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Earth Science Museum is partnering with Kitchener-Waterloo Gem and Mineral Club to give tours about the local and distant rocks used in different buildings and structures around Waterloo and Kitchener.

Friday, April 24, 2015 — 1:00 PM EDT
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We will be offering a dinosaur presentation to the general public on April 24th2015.

You do not need to phone ahead to book a spot in this presentation. Simply show up ready to learn about dinosaurs!

We ask that you arrive 5 minutes early if you are coming so that you are ready to begin on time! The tour will last 1 hour.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 — 10:00 AM to Sunday, April 12, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT

Join us for the 43rd annual Brantford Gem and Mineral Show. Located at the Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St., Paris, Ontario. This is a family friendly event held on both Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Find rocks, minerals, gems, jewelry, kids activities and more!

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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+