The Earth Sciences Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. We apologize to all of our visitors and groups for this inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.

Events - October 2016

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.

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Scavenger hunts for kids ages 6 to 12+

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 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on weekends.

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.