Family Day Weekend: A ‘Journey to Space’ Experience! - This event has already occurred

Saturday, February 16, 2019 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Dates:

Sunday, February 17, 2019 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, February 18, 2019 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Address:

10 Huron Rd., Kitchener, Ontario
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Event Category:

Family Events

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What better way to spend Family Day weekend than to bring your family to see our new exhibit called Journey to Space.
 
This exhibit gives visitors a glimpse of the challenges and triumphs of space exploration. Experience what it is like to be on board the International Space Station, discover what is possible and what awaits in orbit and beyond. Included with regular admission.
 
Come early and enjoy our special event called Breakfast with the Empire: May the Forks be with You that takes place.Saturday, February 16 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.  $20 plus HST per child; $25 plus HST per adult.  10 per cent membership discount applies.Visit in person or call 519-748-1914 to purchase your ticket. Or, tickets are now available online at Eventbrite
 
Saturday, February 16 Daily Activities

Family Day Weekend 

12 p.m. Story Reading - Join our staff for great story reading in the Hall of Fame. Best for ages 2 to 7. Museum M.

1 p.m.  Adventures with Atmosphere - Try out experiments that show how our atmosphere works. Best for ages 5 and up. Museum 3.

2 p.m. Decade Games - Enjoy playing games from the past and present. Great for all ages. Museum  I.

3 p.m. Rover Mission - Learn about space rovers and make your way through an obstacle course! Best for ages 7 and up. Museum E.

4 p.m.  Sounds Like History - Do you hear what I hear? Try to identify the sounds from the past, by connecting them to the correct object. Join us in the main gallery for this fun-filled challenge! Best for ages 2 and up. Museum F.

Join us for a themed craft in the foyer!

 

 

Sunday, February 17 Daily Activities

Family Day Weekend

12 p.m. Universe Sandbox – Learn about gravity in our universe in this guided, computer-simulation activity. Best for ages 5 and up. Meet us in the Christie Theatre, Museum 4.

1 p.m. In the Night Sky – Explore the night sky with us in a whole new way. Meet us in the Christie Theatre, Museum 4.

2 p.m. Steam – Meet Hazel in a new way and learn about the power of steam. Best for ages 5 and up. Museum C.

3 p.m. Universe Sandbox – Learn about gravity in our universe in this guided, computer-simulation activity. Best for ages 5 and up. Meet us in the Christie Theatre, Museum 4.

4 p.m. In the Night Sky – Explore the night sky with us in a whole new way. Meet us in the Christie Theatre, Museum 4.

Join us for a themed craft in the foyer!

 

 

Monday, February 18 Daily Activities

Family Day Weekend

Space characters are taking over the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum between 1 and 3 p.m.

10 a.m. In the Night Sky – Explore the night sky with us in a whole new way. Meet us in the Christie Theatre, Museum 4

12 p.m. Universe Sandbox – Learn about gravity in our universe in this guided, computer-simulation activity. Best for ages 5 and up. Meet us in the Christie Theatre, Museum 4.

2 p.m. In the Night Sky – Explore the night sky with us in a whole new way. Meet us in the Christie Theatre, Museum 4

4 p.m. Universe Sandbox – Learn about gravity in our universe in this guided, computer-simulation activity. Best for ages 5 and up. Meet us in the Christie Theatre, Museum 4.

Ongoing throughout the day – Space themed crafts, scavenger hunts and games in the Grand Foyer.

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