• Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology - National Historic Site

Witness the social and mechanical life of Canada’s early industrial revolution. Housed in a 160-year-old Waterworks, this National Historic Site preserves two 70-ton steam engines, perhaps the oldest surviving Canadian-built engines.

The historic Hamilton Waterworks is a Civil and Power Engineering Landmark. The museum offers various permanent and changing exhibits and features special events for the whole family, including Live Steamer Days from May through October.

Admission
$7 for adults ages 18 to 59
$6 for seniors ages 60 and above
$6 for students ages13 to 17. Students must show valid student ID.
$5 for children ages 6 to 12
Infants who are five years old or younger visit for free
$20 for a family of two adults and unlimited dependent children under 18 years old


Location:

900 Woodward Ave.
Hamilton, ON
L8H 7N2
905-546-4797

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      Location: 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton

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  • Upcoming Events

    • Canada 150 Celebration Weekend

      Families can join the Confederation Marine Modellers, the Hamilton Model Engineering Club, the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano and Allied… More >

      Families can join the Confederation Marine Modellers, the Hamilton Model Engineering Club, the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano and Allied Systems and the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for a day of boats in the pond, working engine models on display and free miniature train rides.

      Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2


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    • Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days
      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a… More >

      Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum. 
      Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Ages: All
      Cost: Free event and museum admission.

      Time 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

      Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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    • Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days
      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a… More >

      Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum. 
      Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Ages: All
      Cost: Free event and museum admission.

      Time 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

      Web http://hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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    • Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days
      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a… More >

      Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum. 
      Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Ages: All
      Cost: Free event and museum admission.

      Time 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

      Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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    • Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days
      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a… More >

      Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum. 
      Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Ages: All
      Cost: Free event and museum admission.

      Time 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

      Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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    • Thomas Keefer's Birthday

      Join us to celebrate the birthday of Thomas C. Keefer, designer of the 1859 Hamilton Waterworks and a founder of… More >

      Join us to celebrate the birthday of Thomas C. Keefer, designer of the 1859 Hamilton Waterworks and a founder of Canada's civil engineering profession. Enjoy birthday cake and tours of the historic Waterworks

      FREE event and museum admission

      Time 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammusum@hamilton.ca

      Web http://hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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    • Train Time is any Time
      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      Come visit with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers and experience G-Scale railway fun-day in the Electric Pump-House. Free event and regular… More >

      Come visit with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers and experience G-Scale railway fun-day in the Electric Pump-House.

      Free event and regular admission rates apply to the museum. 

      Time 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

      Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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    • Holiday Craft Drop-In Centre
      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      Free event and regular admission rates apply to the museum.  Open 12 - 4 pm.  More >

      Free event and regular admission rates apply to the museum. 

      Open 12 - 4 pm. 

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

      Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      Open 11 am - 4 pm (Tuesday to Sunday - Closed New Years Day). FREE event. Regular admission rates apply… More >

      Open 11 am - 4 pm (Tuesday to Sunday - Closed New Years Day).

      FREE event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.

      Time 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

      Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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