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MakerStudio Showcase (open house!)

June 11, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday, June 10 -11
10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Admission is by donation. This is a drop-in style event; registration is not required.

Come play, tinker, and create at Nepean Museum’s MakerStudio! Get hands-on with history as you enjoy S.T.E.A.M. inspired activities from across the City of Ottawa Museums and Historic Sites. This two-day open house will feature fun for the whole family including:

  • contributing to our colourful sidewalk chalk quilt
  • trying your hand at a simulated archeological dig
  • letting your imagination run wild in a mini-quest from our popular Tales of the Magical Museum storytelling game (10:45 am, 1 pm, and 2:15 pm)
  • challenging yourself to a Morse code scavenger hunt
  • learning to weave on a loom

*In the event of inclement weather, outdoor activities may be adjusted or removed from the schedule.

The Nepean Museum MakerStudio offers programming throughout the year that allows participants to interact with local history from new perspectives through science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. To learn more about the City of Ottawa Museums and Historic Sites, visit This event features programming from Nepean MuseumBillings Estate National Historic Site, and Pinhey’s Point Historic Site.


June 11, 2023
10:30 am - 3:30 pm


Nepean Museum
16 Rowley Avenue
Nepean, Ontario K2G 1L9 Canada
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