Technology and innovation has had a huge role to play in the making of our nation. Those advancements are celebrated at historic sites and museums throughout Hamilton Halton Brant. Steam engines. Telephones. War planes. Street cars. The stories behind these game-changing technologies jump to life with exhibits and events that encourage hands-on exploration and good old-fashioned fun.

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Take It Inside

Escape inside for a change.

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Indoor Activities in Hamilton

Hamilton is perfect for an outing with friends, a weekend getaway or some family fun!

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Discover 7 cool claims to fame

Discover 7 cool claims to fame in our region.

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A Weekend in Brantford & Paris

Slow down, explore and dig a little deeper into the interesting history of Brantford and Paris.

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Legacy of Great Canadian Innovation

Be Transported by Stories of Discovery and Invention

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Fast Track to Fun

The little blue train and his faithful crew of friends have been delighting kids since the original stories were first published in 1945.

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Two days to find family fun on land, air and water

Begin your adventure in Milton at the Halton County Radial Railway and enjoy a scenic ride on a vintage streetcar.

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Two days to explore Brantford and Brant County

Flights, paddles and hops – Discover Brant’s other paddle.

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Day trips that bring the past to life

Plan a heritage inspired day trip that kids and adults alike will love.

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Bell Homestead National Historic Site

Jim Fox, who blogs at One Tank Trips, shares his travels to the Bell Homestead National Historic Site in Brantford.

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Now thru June 18

Heritage Workshops

Ireland House Museum

2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON, L7P 5A8

Now thru December 31

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Exhibitions

Hamilton Civic Museums

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

September 10 - 11

Corn Wash Basket Workshop at Chiefswood Park

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Cabins are also available for rent for those interested. Time: 9am-4pm Cost: $200 (Half must...

August 20

Large Pack Basket Workshop at Chiefswood Park

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Cabins are also available for rent for those interested. Time: 9am-4pm Cost: $325 (Half must...

Now thru December 31

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Tours

28 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 1A1

Now thru July 3

Lake to Longhouse Tour

Conservation Halton

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON L9T 2X3, Canada

11am - 3pm

Now thru October 18

Walk Through the Seasons

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

No need to pre-register for this FREE event, sign in when you arrive. Wear proper...

July 9 - 10

Children’s Longhouse and Small Pack Basket Workshop at Chiefswood Park

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Cabins are also available for rent for those interested. Time: 9am-4pm Cost: $225 (Half must...

June 12

Medium Longhouse Basket Workshop at Chiefswood Park

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Cabins are also available for rent for those interested. Time: 9am-4pm Cost: $155 (Half must...

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Military Heritage

Founding Families

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