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.
Beyond the Pews
A church walking tour in Downtown Kitchener; history, architecture and plenty of unusual stories.
What's In a Name?
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!
Kitchener Mural Tour
Street art in the alleys and side streets of Downtown Kitchener illustrate the diverse creativity of this downtown core.
From 'Busy Berlin' to Tech Corridor
Did you know Berlin (now Kitchener) had a thriving eco-system of industry “clusters” that began over 100 years ago?
Famous Families, Freedom Seekers & a Forgotten Soldier
Kitchener’s early history and ‘who’s who’ etched in stone over 150 years in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Pandemic! Kitchener and the 1918 Spanish Flu
The impact of the 1918 Influenza was swift and deadly in Kitchener with some surprising similarities to the 2020 pandemic.
Black Presence in Berlin
Meet some of Berlin’s, now Kitchener’s earliest Black settlers: entrepreneurs, teachers, domestic workers, & lawyers who lived and contributed here.
Drinking in Berlin's History
As a young city, Berlin, now Kitchener, had its fair share of brewers, taverns, hotels and saloons and the stories to go with them!
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.
What builds a city? What makes it grow? Explore the people, places and stories that shaped Berlin’s – and Kitchener’s – early history.
Berlin's Great War Stories
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!
On the Move! Transportation in Berlin's History
Getting around in a city is one thing everyone has an opinion about! What did Berliners complain about 100 years ago?
Helping Hands: A Social Service History
How did early towns and cities respond to the needs of their most vulnerable citizens?