“Eyes right!” When a military troop is marching, this is the command that is reserved for showing the highest degree of respect. That’s the way we feel toward Hamilton Halton Brant’s proud military heritage. Tour through our region and you’ll discover historic sites and museums that tell a story of freedom in Canada that spans the centuries. From barn quilts that illustrate important themes from our past to awe-inducing air shows that bring the skies of World War II to life, we celebrate Canada’s peacekeeping efforts with pride every day of the year.

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Cycle Hamilton’s Waterfront

See how Hamilton’s waterfront has changed on two wheels.

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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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June 6 - 7 Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek

Exploring the HMCS Haida

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

Spend a day honouring Canada’s military heroes.

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Whatever floats your boat

Read all about a bloggers experience of history, heritage and outdoor adventures.

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Two days to honour Canada’s veterans

Plan a trip to learn all about our military heritage

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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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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,...

April 24 - October 26

Grand River – Rafting Adventure

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

A Great Canadian Adventure!

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 &...

May 13

Curator Site Tours of Griffin House & Fieldcote Memorial Park

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Rd. Ancaster

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM $35 per person. Pre-registration is required

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...

June 13

Heritage Bus Tours: Ancaster Heritage Days

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

31 Sulphur Springs Rd, Ancaster, ON

This is a FREE event for All Ages. 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event!

February 27

Museum After Hours | Discover the Myths & Mysteries of the Great Lakes

Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, ON, L7S 1C5

This presentation is geared for audiences aged 16+.  Reserve your spot for this special evening....

May 1 - October 15

Mohawk Run

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Nature Galore!

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