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Best things to do in Kitchener

Museum
“TheMuseum in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada opened to the public in September 2003 following eight years of planning and fundraising. TheMuseum, as it was renamed in 2010, offers a range of permanent interactive exhibits and rotating temporary exhibits designed for all ages to touch and enjoy. ”
18 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Regarded as one of the best acoustics in all of Canada. Go check out a show!”
24 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing selection of Beer & Ciders! Huge tap list, and a wide variety of craft beers from across the world. Won-Ton Nachos are also amazing!”
17 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Fantastic coffee shop to get some work done. Situated just north of Waterloo town square, this little shop has great character. Amazing coffee and warm vibes, I love this place in the winter to warm up my soul. *Beware of current uptown Waterloo LRT construction *”
21 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum is the largest community museum in Ontario with two indoor museum galleries and a 60 acre living history exhibit called Doon Heritage Village. Our main museum gallery tells the story of Waterloo Region and our feature gallery showcases local and travelling exhibits from around the world. Visit our feature gallery page to see what is on exhibit now at the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum.”
13 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“large shopping mall with numerous stores and restaurants. Also connected to public transit/LRT”
8 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Abe Erb is an uber local themed excellent microbrew pub. The beer and burgers are definitely worth the vist, and the staff and owners and staff support the community hugely! Stop in and say Hi”
14 locals recommend
Store
“Celebrating 25 years and hosting about 20,000 people per year, the Clay and Glass Gallery features works of clay, glass, ceramic and enameled pieces from artists around the world. The best in budget friendly, admittance is free (if you can get out without buying something in the shops!) www.theclayandglass.ca/”
10 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“The Original Princess Cinema still maintains a "calendar art-house" programming model, which exhibits the best in international, independent & Canadian cinema, as well as festival hits, documentaries.”
11 locals recommend
Music Venue
“My favourite patio in KW, stop in for a pint along the river and take in the sounds of our local bands playing inside.”
20 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing chicken and waffles. Southern food, good drinks and fun wait staff.”
13 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Built in 1816, Schneider Haus is the oldest dwelling in Kitchener. Costumed re-enactors portray life as it was in 1856 with around 7,000 historical household items. Open year round except for a couple of weeks around Christmas, this is a family and budget friendly (max admission fee is $6 for an adult) excursion. www.schneiderhaus.ca”
8 locals recommend
Cinema
“Enjoy beer or cider from the many local brewers in the area while enjoying a great movie!”
9 locals recommend
Brewery
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“local gathering brewery just up the street, great beers, lots of laughs and an overall great vibe ”
12 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Rhapsody has live music, most nights, a Saturday matinee show as well. I love the great friendly staff and overall vibe. Speciality coffee, wine, and whiskey, full lunch and dinner menu. A great place for business meetings, catching up with friends or a place to stop in for a bite to eat in a culturally rich environment.”
7 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Friday and Saturday nights at the Whether Hotel. an excellent cross section of musicians, $10 cover charge most nights, more if their is a major talent performing ”
6 locals recommend