There’s no better way to get a true taste of Canadian history than spending some time getting to know the stories of this country’s First Nations. There is no better place to do that than in Hamilton Halton Brant. Home to both the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, which is Canada’s largest First Nation, as well as the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, you can explore their traditions in music, dance and art in Hamilton Halton Brant. Experience the pride at colourful summer Pow Wows, hands-on historic sites and reconstructed villages.

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Discover Even More Cool Claims to Fame

The list of our region’s claims to fame keeps growing.

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Trips for Paddling Pros

In Hamilton Halton Brant, paddling adventures can be truly adventurous.

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Top 6 Places for Fall Foliage

Your guide to awe-inspiring spots.

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The Happy Camper Explores Brantford and Paris

Kevin Callan slowed things down a bit and combined paddling with cultural exploration in the Heart of Ontario

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Paranormal Paddle in Six Nations Territory

Whisper to the Moon is a one-of-a-kind paranormal night paddle with Haudenosaunee Guides on the Grand River.

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Pride of the Paddle: Exploring First Nations History on the Grand River

July 24 - 26 Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

Feel the heartbeat of First Nations culture.

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5 Ways to Honour Canada’s Military Heroes in Hamilton Halton Brant

Spend a day honouring Canada’s military heroes.

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Two days to celebrate the past

A two day itinerary to learn the history of Hamilton, Halton, Brant with the family.

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Catch the Rhythm

Catch the Rythm at the Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

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7 Ways to Get to Know Some of Hamilton Halton Brant’s Great Canadians

Get to know some great Canadians.

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Heritage Experiences & Tours View All >>

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Hamilton & Scourge War Ships

Hamilton Civic Museums

Throughout the City of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2K1

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Hamilton Children’s Museum

Hamilton Children’s Museum

1072 Main Street East Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1N6

November 17 - January 4

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1L3

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Tuesday to Sunday) Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day &...

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, ON, L9G 1L8

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Griffin House

Griffin House – National Historic Site

733 Mineral Springs Road, Ancaster, ON, L9H 1A1

November 21 - January 3

Christmas in Pioneer Spirit

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8G 5E5

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM...

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Military Heritage

Founding Families

Innovation

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