Kitchener Strolls

Looking to explore Kitchener in a unique way? Our Kitchener Walking Tours are the perfect solution! Have fun learning about Kitchener in an enjoyable and interactive way. 

Swedenborgian Church, Kitchener

Beyond the Pews

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

A church walking tour in Downtown Kitchener; history, architecture and plenty of unusual stories.

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What's In a Name?

Downtown Kitchener

On September 1, 1916, the city of Berlin, Ontario changed its name to Kitchener in a controversial referendum and vote, in the middle of World War One!

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Kitchener Mural Tour

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

Street art in the alleys and side streets of Downtown Kitchener illustrate the diverse creativity of this downtown core.

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From 'Busy Berlin' to Tech Corridor

Innovation District, Kitchener

Did you know Berlin (now Kitchener) had a thriving eco-system of industry “clusters” that began over 100 years ago?

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Famous Families, Freedom Seekers & a Forgotten Soldier

Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener

Kitchener’s early history and ‘who’s who’ etched in stone over 150 years in Mount Hope Cemetery.

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Pandemic! Kitchener and the 1918 Spanish Flu

Midtown Kitchener

The impact of the 1918 Influenza was swift and deadly in Kitchener with some surprising similarities to the 2020 pandemic.

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Black Presence in Berlin

Downtown Kitchener

Meet some of Berlin’s, now Kitchener’s earliest Black settlers: entrepreneurs, teachers, domestic workers, & lawyers who lived and contributed here.

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Drinking in Berlin's History

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

As a young city, Berlin, now Kitchener, had its fair share of brewers, taverns, hotels and saloons and the stories to go with them!

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Berlin Ablaze!

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

Fires have the power to transform a city in both subtle and dramatic ways. See how downtown Kitchener has changed as the result of some historic fires.

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Historic Kitchener

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

What builds a city? What makes it grow? Explore the people, places and stories that shaped Berlin’s – and Kitchener’s – early history.

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Berlin's Great War Stories

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

World War One took a toll on the small town of Berlin. It emerged from a tumultuous four years of war as a new city, quite literally!

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On the Move! Transportation in Berlin's History

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

Getting around in a city is one thing everyone has an opinion about! What did Berliners complain about 100 years ago?

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Helping Hands: A Social Service History

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

How did early towns and cities respond to the needs of their most vulnerable citizens?

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