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.

Gavin MacDougall

Assistant Museum Curator (Fall 2019)

Gavin MacDougallI am a third year student in the earth sciences program specializing in geology. I enjoy the great outdoors and collecting rocks and minerals, especially in the Bancroft area. I look forward to sharing my passion for geology and earth sciences through the educational programs offered by the Earth Sciences Museum.

University of Waterloo

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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 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.

Scavenger hunts for kids ages 6 to 12+