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Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology presents Magic with Static! S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays Workshop

HAMILTON, ON – The Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology at 900 Woodward Avenue,  is excited to present Magic with Static! on January 18 from 10 am to 12 noon. Tickets are available online for $25 per child and pre-registration is required. This is a supervised drop-off kids’ workshop although parents are welcome to stay if they choose.

A magician never reveals their secrets…but science can! Learn all about the ‘magic’ of static electricity, and the science behind different magic tricks and illusions. Kids will leave with a kit of magician supplies and a secret booklet of illusions to amaze audiences with magic tricks using the mysterious power of static!

Quick Facts

  • S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays is a monthly workshop series. Each month focuses on a different subject in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.).
  • The Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology is a National Historic Site of Canada and a Civil and Power Engineering Landmark.
  • Housed in a 160-year-old Waterworks, the Museum preserves two 70-ton water pumping steam engines, perhaps the oldest surviving Canadian-built engines.
  • The museum is open year-round – Tuesday to Sunday 12 noon to 4 pm. Regular admissions rates are: Adult $8.50; Senior/Student $7.50; Child $6; and Family $25.

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