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Posted Friday, 13 March, 2020

Region of Waterloo Museums – COVID 19
Region of Waterloo Museums (Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum, Schneider Haus National Historic Site, McDougall Cottage Historic Site) will be closed until Monday, May 4 . For more information vist our COVID-19  webpage.
 

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Posted Thursday, 09 January, 2020

Mandela exhibitA major new exhibition, Mandela: Struggle for Freedom , opens at the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum in Kitchener on February 7, 2020. A rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects is used to explore the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Among its many dramatic visual features and original artifacts, the exhibition replicates Mandela’s eight by seven foot prison...
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Posted Thursday, 05 September, 2019

Birds of Prey exhibitWATERLOO REGION - A new Canadian exhibit called Birds of Prey , created by the Royal British Columbia Museum, will open at the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum on Friday, September 6, 2019.
“Birds of prey have been feared and admired by societies throughout the world,” said Adèle Hempel, Manager/Curator of Region of Waterloo Museums. “This extraordinary exhibit features 19 species of vulture, hawk, eagle, falcon, and 16 species of owl that are found...

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Posted Thursday, 05 September, 2019

Going Places exhibitWATERLOO REGION - A new exhibition called Going Places – Past, Present, Future will be on exhibit at the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum from June 28, 2019 to January 5, 2020. Going Places: Past Present Future , a major regional exhibition mounted in celebration of the ION launch, showcases how the people of Waterloo Region have been actively ‘on the move’ by water, road, rail, and air. Featuring immersive experiences and artifacts that will surprise...
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