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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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 December 31

Virtual Tour – Hamilton & Scourge War Ships

Hamilton Civic Museums

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

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...

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Hamilton Children’s Museum

Hamilton Children’s Museum

1072 Main Street East Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1N6

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Griffin House

Griffin House – National Historic Site

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

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 &...

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First Nations

Military Heritage

Founding Families

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