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Joseph Schneider Haus

466 Queen St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1W7, Canada
+1 519-742-7752
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A friendly historic site

Take your family and friends to experience pioneer life of the Mennonite community. The Haus... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
billmarionm
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Waterloo
A must if your from KW

We all remember going here for school field trips in elementary school if you grew up in KW. It's... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Mike R
,
Stratford, Canada
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466 Queen St S, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1W7, Canada
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Take your family and friends to experience pioneer life of the Mennonite community. The Haus features exhibits along with talks, workshops and information about the Joseph Schneider family. Lovely quilts displays and other craft exhibits. Also the gardens are interesting.

Thank billmarionm
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We all remember going here for school field trips in elementary school if you grew up in KW. It's still as fascinating and educational as it was. Kids will not get bored as its very interactive with the staff

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 23 December 2016

- Visited this great place more than three times in the last few years - Full of interesting things to learn about pioneers and first settlers in town - Very educational for little children

Thank Kal0000
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Excellent historical interpretation for all to see. Great for schools and families alike. Parking across the street. Open year round with different activities to share.

1  Thank gjbooth
Reviewed 17 October 2016

To be honest, I only came here because the Woodside National Historic Site, which I was planning to visit, was closed. What a find! This was much better than I expected. The 200-year-old house is fascinating (furnishings and building techniques), the other buildings on the...More

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Antoinette D, Manager at Joseph Schneider Haus, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Joseph Schneider Haus Museum. We're very pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations and hope to see you here again soon! Antoinette Duplessis/Historic Sites Supervisor

Reviewed 10 October 2016

Nice to know about This part of Ontario. Great German heritage. Nice place for families, I recommend it

Thank SGG2013
Antoinette D, Manager at Joseph Schneider Haus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recommendation! We have of lot of wonderful programs and activities that we hope will keep folks coming back. Regards, Antoinette Duplessis/Historic Sites Supervisor

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

You must come! Enter a different world. A world where life is simple. They schnitz apples, fire bake bread, dry fruits and veggies, butcher and on and on just like in days gone by. They dress like pioneers. Our guide was perfect. Her heart was...More

Thank Lorna M
Antoinette D, Manager at Joseph Schneider Haus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We're pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit to Joseph Schneider Haus - as you discovered - there's lots to see and do! We hope to see you again soon. Antoinette Duplessis/Historic Sites Supervisor

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Having visited several historic homes in Ontario this summer, I found this place a breath of fresh air, casting light on a community of settlers with origins far removed from the British Isles. Although the restored home is impressive enough, I was particularly taken with...More

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Antoinette D, Manager at Joseph Schneider Haus, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Joseph Schneider Haus. We’re so glad to hear that you enjoyed our new 200th anniversary exhibit, Still Standing, as well as your interactions will our costumed staff. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Beginning at the end of...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to this museum a few times over the past several years, and it's always a pleasant and educational experience. The main focus of the museum is the Schneider house, a restored Mennonite home that dates back to 1816. There are also art and...More

Thank Adele D
Antoinette D, Manager at Joseph Schneider Haus, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Joseph Schneider Haus and for being a repeat visitor! We appreciate your support! And as you rightly point out, a visit to any historic site can make us much more appreciative of our modern creature comforts. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016

I recently venture over to Joseph Schneider Haus with some co-workers and we all had a great time! The male interpreter in the building was very informative and polite. He interpreted the perfect amount without following us around or making us feel like we were...More

Thank Madeline D
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