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Posted Monday, 29 June, 2020

The Mandela: Struggle for Freedom exhibit at the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum will reopen to the public on July 2, 2020. This will allow visitors one month to see the exhibit before it closes on August 3, 2020.
Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.waterlooregionmuseum.ca . Tickets are available for 90-minute bookings and capacity is limited to enable safety protocols that include physical distancing and cleaning.
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Posted Monday, 29 June, 2020

Region of Waterloo Museums’ Summer Day Camps will begin July 6 and will operate from Schneider Haus National Historic Site. All camps will comply with Provincial and Public Health guidelines that ensure a safe experience for all campers. A limited number of Summer Day Camps are now available for purchase. For more information and to register visit www.schneiderhaus.ca . Camps will take place in July and August with programs for children from seven to 13 years...
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Posted Friday, 17 April, 2020

Hall of FameThe Waterloo Region Hall of Fame pays tribute to individuals and organizations in recognition of their accomplishments and outstanding contributions to this community.
The 2020 Inductees to the Waterloo Region Hall of Fame are:
• Sharon Bowes, Sport and Air Rifle • Craig Crawford, Fastball • Markus Koch, Football • Ladies Art Committee, Art Patrons • Donald McKee, Hockey • Wilhelm Nassau, Community Service • John W. Tibbits, Community...

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Posted Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

Help Us Write HistoryHelp us literally write history! Region of Waterloo Museums, Region of Waterloo Archives, and Region of Waterloo Libraries are looking for the public’s help in recording accounts of everyday life during the COVID-19 pandemic for future generations. 
We are looking for the experiences of Waterloo Region residents from a variety of age groups during the length of the pandemic. Some of the experiences we are hoping to document include: 
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Posted Friday, 13 March, 2020

The Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum is now open with limited access and reduced hours   
The Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum is open with reduced operational hours and limited site access to enable physical distancing and increased cleaning due to COVID 19. Hours of operation are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. 
The main gallery exhibit called  ' What Makes Us Who We Are?' , that tells the story of Waterloo Region, re-opens...

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