Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

Hamilton’s first Waterworks pays tribute to the social and working life of the early industrial revolution and the spirit of Canada’s ‘Ambitious City’. The museum preserves the oldest surviving Canadian-built 70-ton stationary steam engines – one of which is set in motion daily for demonstration purposes. Experience on-demand guided tours and special events for the whole family including drop-in programming during Family Day, March Break and Christmas, and Live Steamer Days in partnership with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers from May through October. Please note that due to the historic nature of the Waterworks, many areas are not fully accessible to strollers or wheelchairs; please call ahead for details.

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February 17

Family Day: Trains, Trains and more Trains

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM; For all ages. Adult supervision is required. This is a...

December 13

Trains, Trains and More Trains!

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, ON

This FREE event is for ages 5 years and up and runs 12:00 pm to...

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March 7 - December 31

The Power of Design: The Architecture of Hydro-Electric Buildings in Hamilton

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM; Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays. This...

March 14 - 21

March Break Activities: Be a Theme Park Engineer!

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM; This is a free event. Regular admission rates apply to...

April 4

Night at the Museum Family Flashlight Tour

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

7:30 PM to 9:00 PM; For 3 years and older. Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors/Youth/Children: $10,...

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; This is a free event. No museum admission fees.

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