Hamilton Civic Museums


Explore five National Historic Sites, a children's museum, community museums, and more than 150 annual events, exhibits and workshops.

Visit Dundurn Castle, the magnificent mid-19th century home of Sir Allan Napier MacNab, one of Canada's first premiers. Experience a guided tour with a costumed interpreter, engage in historic cooking workshops, tour the Kitchen Garden and The Hamilton Military Museum.

Discover Hamilton’s first Waterworks at the Museum of Steam & Technology with guided tours and special events for the whole family.

Experience Battlefield House Museum & Park, built in 1796, captures the way of life during the early 19th century.

Enjoy a guided tour of one of the finest examples of an intact historic home in Canada at Whitehern Historic House & Garden where three generations of the McQuesten family lived from 1852 until 1968.

The Hamilton Children's Museum is undergoing a major expansion and will re-open in 2024. Until then, watch for pop-up events around the City!

  • Hours of Operation : See website for details.
  • Wheelchair Accessible : Yes

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