Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology - Events



Location:
900 Woodward Ave. (map)
at the QEW, Hamilton, Ontario

Phone: 905-546-4797
Fax: 905-546-4798
Email: steammuseum@hamilton.ca



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Admission Rates

  • $7.00 Adults (18-59)
  • $6.00 Seniors (60+)
  • $6.00 Students * (13-17)
  • $5.00 Child (6-12)
  • FREE Infant (5 and under)
  • $20.00 Family **

* Student = 13-17 or with valid student ID
** Family = two adults and dependant children under 18

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Hours of Operation

Year Round: Tuesday to Sunday: 12 - 4 pm

Closed Mondays, Good Friday, Canada Day (July 1), Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Depending on availability, we will gladly open outside of regular hours for
pre-booked groups.

Events, Workshops and Exhibitions

Admission rates and scheduled events are subject to change. Please call to confirm.


Exhibit:

History Hacker


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

"History Hacker, History Maker - Victorian Design and Thinking in the 21st Century" brings together the work of local artists, makers and history lovers in a participatory and interactive environment. Combining technology, design, maker culture and Steampunk aesthetic it allows visitors to explore Victorian technology of the past and how that technology could be used today. The exhibit features the work of local artists and makers whose work spans a variety of mediums interspersed with strange and curious artefacts from the museum's collection.
Date: Friday, October 3, 2014 to Friday, June 19, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Christmas Workshops


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Get out of the cold and into our beautiful historic Woodshed. Enjoy our free drop-in self-guided craft centre. Be inspired by history and get crafty!
Date: Saturday, December 20, 2014 to Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (Closed Monday)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Christmas Workshops


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Get out of the cold and into our beautiful historic Woodshed. Enjoy our free drop-in self-guided craft centre. Be inspired by history and get crafty!
Date: Saturday, December 27, 2014 to Tuesday, December 30, 2014 (Closed Monday)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Blue Year's Eve


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

The Hamilton Children's Museum is throwing a party and you are invited! We are celebrating New Year's Eve on Wednesday December 31, 2014 at the Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology. Join the staff of the Hamilton Children's Museum at 900 Woodward Ave. for the party of the year. Wear blue! We will have blue games, blue activities, blue crafts and blue food. There will be count downs to the New Year at 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM., 1:30 PM., 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM
Contact childrensmuseum@hamilton.ca or 905-546-4848 for details
Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event.


Christmas Workshops


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Get out of the cold and into our beautiful historic Woodshed. Enjoy our free drop-in self-guided craft centre. Be inspired by history and get crafty!
Date: Friday, January 2, 2015 to Sunday, January 4, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Be an Inventor!


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

In honour of James Watt, and inventors who designed the technology which Hamilton's Waterworks came to adopt, children are invited to the museum to learn about designing new inventions. Children have the opportunity to build their own mechanical contraptions at the museum. Pre-registration is required.
Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 12 years.
Cost: $15.00 per child. Pre-registration required.


James Watt Day


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

On James Watt's Birthday, help us celebrate his many contributions to our modern world through his work on the steam engine at the museum. Enjoy free movie-screenings, birthday cake and tours of the historic Waterworks.
Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Family Fun Day


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology would like to invite you to join us on family day for a Maker-inspired day of fun. Crafts, inventing and non-stop fun await all who come. Adult supervision is required.
Date: Monday, February 16, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: 4 years and older.
Cost: Free event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


March Break Activities


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Join us for a week of Make- inspired activities using everyday household items to create and invent. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: Monday, March 16, 2015 to Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Boats in the Park


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Join the confederation of Marine Modelers and friends as they demonstrate a variety of radio-controlled model boats.
Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015 and Sunday, May 31, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event.


Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum.
Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015 and Sunday, May 31, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Engineering in Miniature/Meccano Weekend/Steamer Day


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Real machines in small packages. Join the Hamilton Model Engineers as they celebrate the 27th Anniversary of their club in Hamilton. The Hamilton Model Engineering Club, the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano and Allied Systems (CMAMAS) and the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers will be displaying working miniature engines, tools, and machines.
Date: Sunday, June 21, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event.


Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum.
Date: Sunday, June 21, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum.
Date: Sunday, July 5, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum.
Date: Sunday, July 26, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum.
Date: Sunday, August 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum.
Date: Sunday, August 23, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum.
Date: Sunday, September 13, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.