Behind the Scenes Tour – Interpreter-led

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective. Roll up your sleeves, put on your hard hat, and join us behind the scenes. See the 1859 Gartshore pumping engines from underneath and from the very top. Get up close and personal with the walking beam, the surge tanks and the oil cups. Visit the artifact storage buildings and learn more about Hamilton’s fascinating industrial history. Explore the 1913 building, see our largest artifacts and learn about Hamilton’s first electric Pumphouse. Immerse yourself in the complete history of this fascinating museum, learn about the real people, hear the real story, and depart with a clear understanding of how this marvel of engineering truly worked.

 

Date:       SATURDAYS July 13, 27 AND August 3, 10, 24, 2019 Time:       9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Ages:      14 years and up Cost:       $25 per person. Pre-registration required. (Includes a family admission pass valid at any one of the Hamilton Civic Museums – maximum value: $32) Contact:   905-546-4797, steamtech@hamilton.ca, www.hamilton.ca/museums

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