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Hamilton Civic Museums
Visit a Hamilton Civic Museum
Experience more than 100 annual events, workshops, and interactive programs for the whole family.
Six City owned National Historic Sites (NHS), an interactive children's museum and arts, heritage and music at Fieldcote provide more than 150 events & immersive experiences.
Battlefield National Historic Site
Experience a guided tour of this early 19th century homestead once home to the Gage Family who became a strong voice in the hamlet of Stoney Creek.
Dundurn National Historic Site
Experience a guided tour of this 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830’s on Burlington Heights; the former site of a fortified military encampment established by the British during the War of 1812.
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
Fieldcote is a cultural heritage centre with an emphasis on the collection, preservation and exhibition of local history, fine arts and celebration of natural heritage.
Griffin House National Historic Site
Visit this preserved early 19th century home, set on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful Dundas Valley. Explore the history of Enerals Griffin and other early Black settlers, and enjoy a walk along nearby trails.
Hamilton Children's Museum
The museum invites young visitors to stretch their imagination as they touch, build and experiment in a friendly, child-focused setting with interactive, hands-on galleries encouraging learning through self-directed play.
Hamilton Military Museum
Built as a gate house by Sir Allan MacNab in the late 1830s atop a battery from the War of 1812, this building known as Battery Lodge, now houses The Hamilton Military Museum.
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
The Steam museum preserves two massive steam-powered beam engines, which pumped water in Hamilton from 1859 to 1910, as well as a collection of artifacts relating Hamilton’s industrial past.
Whitehern Historic House & Garden
Discover one of the finest examples of an intact historic home in Canada during a guided tour with a costumed interpreter.
Hamilton & Scourge National Historic Site
The Hamilton and the Scourge, capsized in Lake Ontario in 1813. Today, these unique shipwrecks are the only complete 1812 warships in the world and rest under 300 feet of water.
Group Tour Experiences
Hamilton Civic Museums offer guided tours and immersive experiences for groups of all ages. Select museums offer a one-hour guided tour experience led by costumed interpreters.
Museums' Virtual Tours
Explore over 130 panoramic scenes, 650 clickable hotspots and audio navigation from your home computer or mobile device.
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