• 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

    • Wizarding Workshop
      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      To celebrate Halloween, the Steam Museum Woodshed has been transformed into a school for young wizards and witches! Kids, ages… More >

      To celebrate Halloween, the Steam Museum Woodshed has been transformed into a school for young wizards and witches!

      Kids, ages 6 to 12 are invited to take part in our wizarding workshop, where they will get to perform some supernatural science experiments, create potions, and make their own wand!

      Workshop will also include a visit with some magical creatures, a ride on our very own “Hogwarts Express” train, and a guided tour of the museum. 

      Cost: $50/person, includes museum admission.
      Pre-registration required - Contact the museum to register.

      For more information contact:

      Phone: 905-546-4797
      Email: steammus@hamilton.ca

      Time 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

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


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      - Oct -
      28
    • An Enchanted Evening at The Steam & Technology Museum

      Prepare for an enchanted evening! Come dressed as your favourite Harry Potter character to show off your knowledge through a… More >

      Prepare for an enchanted evening! Come dressed as your favourite Harry Potter character to show off your knowledge through a trivia challenge, learn how to make a wand, and mingle with fellow "Potterheads" to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Philosopher’s Stone. Staff will transform the Woodshed into a magical setting ready for selfies, conversations and themed food.

      Suitable for ages 17 and over.

      Cost: $30/person, includes museum admission.
      Pre-registration required - Contact the museum to register.

      For more information contact:
      Phone: 905-546-4797
      Email: steammus@hamilton.ca
      www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum

      Time 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

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


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      - Oct -
      28
    • 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

      Visit with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for a day of trains, trains & more trains running on tracks inside… More >

      Visit with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for a day of trains, trains & more trains running on tracks inside the 1913 Electric Pump-House.

      Cost: Adults: $7, Seniors/Youth: $6, Children: $5, Infants: Free, Family: $20

      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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      - Dec -
      02
    • Holiday Craft Drop-In Centre
      Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

      Join us for our Holiday Craft Drop-in Centre. Cost: Adults: $7, Seniors/Youth: $6, Children: $5, Infants: Free, Family: $20 Open 12… More >

      Join us for our Holiday Craft Drop-in Centre.

      Cost: Adults: $7, Seniors/Youth: $6, Children: $5, Infants: Free, Family: $20

      Open 12 - 4 pm. 

      Wednesday, December 27, 2017 to Saturday, December 30, 2017

      and

      Tuesday, January 2, 2018 to Sunday, January 7, 2018

      Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

      Email steammus@hamilton.ca

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


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