Museums in KITCHENER with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Kitchener, Ontario, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this Ontario city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Kitchener…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • Artery Gallery

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    (1 miles) Kitchener

    The Artery’s mandate is to provide a space for exhibitions and creative projects. We hope to fulfill a responsibility to the artistic community by providing a venue for outstanding emerging art as ...

  • Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery

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    (3 miles) Waterloo

    The CCGG is recognized nationally for its critically acclaimed exhibitions, lectures, conferences, classes, workshops, tours, and specialized library, archive, and research centre.

  • Cambridge Sculpture Garden

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    (10 miles) Cambridge

    Nestled along the historic Grand River and joining the Trans Canada Trail, the CSG offers a central oasis to picnic, walk, contemplate, attend an art show, or participate in one of our many ...

  • Cambridge Centre for the Arts

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    (10 miles) Cambridge

    The Art Gallery at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts offers an enlightening experience for visitors to discover and appreciate a broad range of artistic expression.

  • Castle Kilbride

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    (10 miles) Baden

    In an era when important landmarks are all too often sacrificed in the name of progress, Castle Kilbride stands as a monument to our heritage, our traditions, and to the commitment that the people of ...

  • Hammon Museum of Radio

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    (14 miles) Guelph

    The new Museum is now home to hundreds of receivers and transmitters dating from the spark era up to and including National's first solid state HRO500. Over the years the Museum has evolved to ...

  • Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition

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    (21 miles) Brantford

    Discover the achievements of some of Brantford and Brant County’s finest athletes along with those who have contributed towards the pursuit of sporting excellence.

  • Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

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    (21 miles) Brantford

    Located in Glenhyrst Gardens, a beautifully landscaped sixteen-acre park on the banks of the Grand River, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant offers exciting views both indoors and out.

  • Personal Computer Museum

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    (22 miles) Brantford

    Explore Canada's largest collection of microcomputers, video games, and video discs! Parents explore their own history while children discover how games have evolved in the last 30 years.

  • Brant Museum and Archives

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    (23 miles) Brantford

    The Brant Historical Society seeks to broaden the understanding of our community and its people by exploring our heritage within the Brant area through innovative partnerships and learning ...

  • Canadian Military Heritage Museum

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    (24 miles) Brantford

    CMHM is a not for profit privately run museum. The museum can only exist with the funds collected from your visitations and donations. Please visit and view our large assortment of artifacts. Our ...

  • Brocksden Country School Museum

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    (24 miles) Stratford

    Offcially opened in 1853. A half or full day living history program welcomes classes during the spring and fall. Groups are also welcome to use the building and grounds for meetings reunions etc.

  • Stratford Perth Museum

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    (26 miles) Stratford

    A museum featuring artifacts of the Perth County area. Lists hours of operation, calendar of events, and featured exhibits.

  • Dundas Museum & Archives

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    (28 miles) Dundas

    Informative, and fun! At the Dundas Museum & Archives, discover Dundas from the time of the glaciers’ slow carving of the valley through to today’s vibrant community. We invite you to visit and ...

  • Beachville and District Museum

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    (31 miles) Beachville

    The museum is situated on 4.5 acres of lush parkland. Beachville was the heart of Oxford County and possesses a fascinating history. It houses many interesting artifacts from Mastadon bones, a ...

  • Art Gallery of Hamilton

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    (33 miles) Hamilton

    Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is Ontario’s third largest public art gallery and owns one of the finest collections of art in Canada, featuring over 9,000 works of art including ...

  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame

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    (33 miles) Hamilton

    This is the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum: Celebrating the History of Football in Canada at all levels!

  • Burlington Art Centre

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    (35 miles) Burlington

    We engage the community in the appreciation and creation of visual arts and are home to our art and fine craft guilds. We provide opportunities for discovery and ‘hands-on’ learning, as well as ...

  • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

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    (35 miles) Glanbrook

    Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is a living museum featuring the aircraft used by Canadians or Canada's Military from the beginning of World War II up to the present. The Museum's collection ...

  • Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

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    (36 miles) St. Marys

    The Hall of Fame strives to make Canadians proud of the game’s long history in their country. Baseball’s origins in Canada date back to 1838, when a game closely resembling baseball in its ...

  • Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

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    (38 miles) Oakville

    The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum is a great way to celebrate the game of golf. From champions and championship to golf's unique role in Canadian history, to the technical specifications of ...

  • Battlefield House Museum

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    (39 miles) Stoney Creek

    When you come to visit us at Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek, you will find living history. Experience life in the early nineteenth century, as our museum staff, dressed in period costume, ...

  • Blackwood Gallery

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    (42 miles) Mississauga

    In addition to its exhibition schedule, the Blackwood presents a number of special projects, including publications, public lectures, symposia, and conferences. During the summer months, the Gallery ...

  • Art Gallery of Mississauga

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    (43 miles) Mississauga

    The AGM is over 3000 square feet divided into four gallery spaces. The Main and Community galleries are the largest. We also hold outdoor sculpture exhibitions, screenings and interactive programmes ...

  • Bradley Museum

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    (44 miles) Mississauga

    The Bradley Museum provides a window into the everyday life of early settlers in Ontario, and hosts Sunday teas, rotating exhibits, and special events.

  • Canadian Drilling Rig Museum

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    (49 miles) Selkirk

    The Canadian Drilling Rig Museum is located in Rainham Centre, at the corner of Rainham Road and Kohler Road. The museum has a fully functional historic drilling rig and information on the history of ...

  • Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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    (50 miles) London

    The world’s only national Hall of Fame dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of medical heroes. This museum contributes to a vibrant health care system by engaging Canada’s health leaders ...

  • Eldon House

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    (50 miles) London

    Built in 1834 for John and Amelia Harris, this historic home remained in the family until 1960 when it was donated to the City of London. Although surrounded by the city today, the house and its ...

  • Children Museum

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    (50 miles) London

    Come and explore our three floors full of interactive exhibits, activities and programs that encourage children and their grown-ups to play together and learn together!

  • Aylmer Malahide Museum and Archives

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    (52 miles) Aylmer

    We are dedicated to the preservation, promotion and presentation of the history of Aylmer and Malahide to the public through: Education lessons, special events, publications, exhibits, displays and ...

  • Barn Dance Historical Society Entertainment Museum

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    (52 miles) Wingham

    The society preserves the memory of the builders, the musicians and entertainers who were featured over the years on the CKNX Barn Dance and in southwestern Ontario in years past. The museum displays ...

  • Dufferin County Museum and Archives

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    (52 miles) Rosemont

    The Dufferin County Museum and Archives strives to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Dufferin County. Built in the style of an Ontario bank barn, the museum's striking architecture ...

  • Durham Art Gallery

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    (54 miles) Durham

    A contemporary visual arts gallery featuring works by regional artists.

  • Art Gallery of York University

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    (54 miles) Toronto

    The Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) is an artistically and intellectually driven public art gallery dedicated to manifesting contemporary art through diverse cultural circuits by continuously, ...

  • Canadian Motorsport Heritage Museum

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    (54 miles) Toronto

    The new museum features new displays, an interactive Race Experience Centre where visitors can try their hands at driving a race car on one of several simulators, a 40-seat theatre featuring some of ...