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THEMUSEUM is a new kind of museum – one of ideas and experiences. No dusty objects, no collections, and no velvet ropes.  It is dedicated to presenting fresh, relevant cultural content from around the globe in unique and interactive ways that intersect art, science, culture and technology. THEMUSEUM is a premier cultural destination and a hub for creative thinking and inspired play.

Featuring five floors of interactive and diverse exhibits and programs for people and families of all ages, THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener has something for the young and young at heart.

Past exhibits have featured Andy Warhol, Jane Goodall, Yoko Ono and an exhibit of artifacts from the Titanic. THEMUSEUM offers a diverse array of world-class exhibitions, programs and events for children, youth, families and adults guaranteed to inspire and enlighten audiences.

NEW FOR WINTER 2022: THEMUSEUM brings the Canadian debut of The Rolling Stones UNZIPPED exhibit to Waterloo Region! With 10,000 sq.ft. of impressive one-of-a-kind artefacts, UNZIPPED will take visitors backstage into the lives of the Rolling Stones, with an immersive look behind the curtain at the world’s greatest rock band.

For those with a passion for engaging with the community and being part of an immersive experience, THEMUSEUM has created the popular Museum After Dark series. From the Beer Series and the Brush Off, to engaging dance parties and dialogue series, Museum After Dark provides young professionals, those with a creative side, and culture supporters experiences and events in downtown Kitchener.

THEMUSEUM features one of the most unique rental spaces in Waterloo Region, offering inspiration for one of a kind weddings or corporate events. The Grand Atrium is located on the main floor, and is perfect for hosting a party, staff appreciation event, holiday party, meetings or conferences. Come up with a reason to celebrate, and let the team at THEMUSEUM handle the details!

THEMUSEUM offers over 20 educational programs for school groups, as well as the  Underground Studio MakerSpace – a hands-on learning environment for children and youth to explore the fields of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). The Underground Studio MakerSpace is also available for team building events, brainstorming sessions, and more!

Contact the THEMUSEUM for the most up to date hours and information.

    10 King Street West
    Kitchener, ON N2G 1A3

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