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Earth Sciences Museum

3 Reviews
Business Suspended Business hours TBA
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
Phone: 519-888-4567

What people are saying:

For the University of Waterloo, the appointment is still very good. Volunteer students can take a tour and introduce it. The campus is relatively modern and the dormitory conditions are good. Especially in the course of learning, the school will give a lot of innovative support, small teams develop their own things, and really apply what they have learned...

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  • JoyfulWild

    Fascinating. Great for adults as well as kids.

    Well curated range of geological samples that includes prehistoric creatures. Love the entrance way through a model mining tunnel that leads into the samples of minerals, gems stones and fossils.

    Reviewed on /Date(1604792782000+0800)/
  • L105FTcynthiad

    Dinos and rocks and other cool exhibits

    The Earth Science Museum at the University of Waterloo is a really cool space to take the family or just yourself if you are into earth science. The mineral collection is beautiful and there is a mock...

    Reviewed on /Date(1581435014000+0800)/
  • Tony F
    Tony F

    Great place to take your kids

    Really interesting museum on the University of Waterloo campus. Learn about Dinos and water systems for free! Probably recommend kids ages of between 3 and 10...

    Reviewed on /Date(1573025455000+0800)/
  • Tafierce
    North Bay, Ontario, Canada

    Fun to stumble on

    My daughter and I were walking around Waterloo campus and just happened to walk in to this Museum. We were not aware of this place. There were cool dinosaur bones and geological rocks. There were a fe...

    Reviewed on /Date(1552312610000+0800)/
  • SW209804

    lots to see

    there are lots of fossils, gems, replicas, etc. - there is one room and the rest of the display cases are in the halls and alcoves nearby and on the floor above - everything is tagged and there are ex...

    Reviewed on /Date(1537437180000+0800)/

Additional Information


Conceived as a Canada centennial project, the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum was founded in 1967 as The Biology−Earth Sciences Museum, and opened to the public in 1968. The museum remained in the original space until August 2003 when it was moved to the newly built EIT building. Curator Peter Russell and Cheryl Atkinson of Teeple Architects were involved in the design of the Exhibit Atrium of the EIT building, so unique facilities, optimized to accommodate museum exhibits, were incorporated into the new structure.
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