Waterloo is a small city in the south of Ontario, and is the home of many notable tourist locations. It is the smallest of three cities in the regional municipality of Waterloo, and is sometimes also known as Kitchener-Waterloo, referring to the city adjacent to it.
If you decide to stay in Delta Hotels Waterloo, there are tonnes of things to see and activities to do,and you can experience the culture and history of this place for yourself. Here are some of the different places to visit in this small city…
THEMUSEUM is a museum which is located in Kitchener and is perfect for families. It is a science museum which contains loads of interactive exhibits for all ages to enjoy. Because of the ever changing nature of science, the exhibits are constantly changing so you will never know what you are going to get. You’ll be able to learn about the extinction of dinosaurs, how to make animation films and even the invention of electricity. There are also regular workshops and events held in the museum which can be a great experience for kids.
Joseph Schneider Haus
As you may surmise from the name, the Joseph Schneider haus was named after the architect who constructed it. This building was originally built in the 19th century and has now been converted into a museum. You can really get a feel for what design was like in the 1850s, and staff members even demonstrate how daily tasks such as washing were done in the day.
Victoria Park is a stunning area in this city which is the perfect place to go if you need a break from the noise and speed of the city centre. Take a walk through the park or even spend the day doing one of the many outdoor activities available within these walls. You could rent a boat and rise on the lake, take a bike ride around the park or play basketball on the court. There are no shortages when it comes to events either.
Kitchener City Hall
Although not the original, the new kitchener city hall was constructed in 1993 and is spacious and a great addition to the landscape of the city. Outside the hall there is a square which is a popular place for people to eat their lunches in the summer, and inside the building it is contemporary in design and a lovely sight to behold. If you love architecture this is definitely worth a visit!
Waterloo Region Museum
If you love to delve into the history everywhere you go, then a visit to the Waterloo region museum is a must. You’ll be able to learn more about the history of this area in Ontario and the reason it is all split up the way it is. And don’t think that you will only see the history from the last hundred years, because the museum also delves back over 12000 years to the beginnings of the region.