Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and Gallery, Kitchener

Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and Gallery, Kitchener (must see)

Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and Gallery is another prominent landmark in downtown Kitchener. This local sight is the oldest existing dwelling in Kitchener, established in 1816 by Joseph Schneider, one of the region's primary pioneers and a Pennsylvania German immigrant. This Georgian farmhouse was restored and furnished according to the original period and since 1981 it houses a living history museum. Its collection includes significant artifacts from areas of Germanic settlement across Canada, old furniture, household items, decorations and other fine objects from that period.

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Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and Gallery on Map

Sight Name: Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and Gallery
Sight Location: Kitchener, Canada (See walking tours in Kitchener)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Kitchener, Canada

Create Your Own Walk in Kitchener

Create Your Own Walk in Kitchener

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Kitchener Introduction Walking Tour

Kitchener Introduction Walking Tour

Albeit small, Kitchener makes a good tourist spot with a rich cultural scene, a number of historic attractions, parks and other places of interest. Local cultural highlights include the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Centre In The Square, the Waterloo Region Children's Museum and the Kitchener Public Library, to mention but a few. Live music is heard regularly throughout the city, as...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles