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University of Waterloo 2017 Gem and Mineral ShowExport this event to calendar

Friday, October 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 28, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT

Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show!  

Friday October 27th: 12 noon - 6 p.m.

Saturday October 28th: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Join us on the first and second floors of the EIT building for two days of gems, minerals, fossils and jewellery plus many free activities on Saturday for kids big and small. Everyone will get a chance to win our door prize - a beautiful piece of Laboradorite worth $100.00.

Photo of Laboradorite


Door prize: Win this stunning Labradorite mineral!

Various gem and mineral dealers, including:

  • Cambrian Gemcraft, Waterloo, ON
    Gems, Minerals, lapidary supplies, books and jewellery 

  • Eco Jewellery/ The Amber Room, Kingston, ON
    Amber and Silver jewellery

  • Jewellery Jamboree, Toronto, ON
    Rough and faceted stones

  • The Gneiss Guy, Fergus ON
    Minerals and Fossils

  • Fossiles Plus, Montreal, QC

  • Stone Designs, Toronto, ON
    Sculpture, Jewellery, Minerals and Lapidary

  • Prosper Designs, Toronto, ON
    Jewellery casting, Repairs and Lapidary

Photo of Stone Designs vendor and her jewellery



Free Admission & Free Parking - Friday in Q Lot and Saturday in C Lot
Earth Sciences Museum, EIT - Centre for Environmental and Information Technology
1st and 2nd Floors
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

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+