Events - 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016 (all day) to Sunday, November 20, 2016 (all day)

The London Gem & Mineral Show will have vendors selling minerals, fossils, and jewellery. In addition, the event will host seminars and workshops about earth science and jewellery making. 

The Earth Sciences Museum will be providing hands-on educational activities for kids at this event on Saturday November 19th and Sunday November 20th. 

Friday, September 30, 2016 — 11:00 AM to Saturday, October 1, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT

This year, the Peninsula Bruce Trail Club’s 13th Annual Hike Festival will feature hikes around the Bruce Trial in Tobermory and a variety of seminars, including a talk by Peter Russell. The Earth Sciences Museum is showing two displays at this event; vibrantly coloured mineral samples, and Burgess Shale fossils. 

Friday, September 30, 2016 (all day) to Sunday, October 2, 2016 (all day)
Ancaster Show

 The Earth Sciences Museum will be hosting activities at the Ancaster Gem, Mineral, Bead & Jewellery Show. 

The show is running from Friday September 30th to October 2nd at the Ancaster Fairgrounds.

Friday, May 6, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT
Group of people crossing road

Join Peter Russell, former curator of the Earth Sciences Museum, for our Jane's Walk, “Rock Around Kitchener” and explore Kitchener’s geological history as displayed in its buildings and other stonework. 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 1:00 PM EDT

Please join us for a free dinosaur tour from the Earth Sciences Museum, located in the EIT building.

This is open to the public and is for all ages. 

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

Everyone is welcome to joins us for some March Break family fun. It'll be a roaring good time.

Friday, January 29, 2016 — 1:00 PM EST
Earth Sciences Museum Logo

We will be offering a dinosaur presentation to the general public on January 29th  2016. You do not need to phone ahead to book a spot in this presentation. Simply show up ready to learn about dinosaurs!

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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+