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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November 30 - April 30

Dough-Re-Me: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ages:       6 years and up Cost:        $55 for 1...

July 6 - August 31

Behind the Scenes Tour – Interpreter-led

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8H 7N2

Date:       SATURDAYS July 6, 13, 20, 27 AND August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2019...

June 28

Strawberry Soiree: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Ages: 14 years and older Cost: $55 per person. Pre-registration is required. Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30...

December 1

Victorian Christmas Delights: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ages:       14 years and up Cost:        $50 per person....

May 18 - September 29

On The Water Experience

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

December 6

Delicious Desserts: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Ages:       14 years and up Cost:        $50 per person. Pre-registration is required. Time:        6:30 PM...

April 27 - November 16

A Day of Play

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

May 26

Medieval Illumination Workshop

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museums

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

Cost:        $60 members, $65 non-members. Supply list provided upon registration. Time:        10:00 AM to 3:30...

November 16 - January 5

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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