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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:

Inside, Outside and Upside Down


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

The Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology will host a summer exhibit featuring the Hamilton Children's Museum. The exhibit, Inside, Outside and Upside Down, explores the fun of climbing, constructing and creating. This exhibit features a rock climbing wall, construction of a tube maze to discover mass, force and motion, and the quirky Creation Station for creating with paints, paper and other media. This exhibit will also feature a Tot Spot with the ball and pillow pit, mirrors and mobiles, and a light table.

Contact childrensmuseum@hamilton.ca or 905-546-4848 for details


Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 to Sunday, September 21, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


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 27, 2014
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 17, 2014
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 7, 2014
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 28, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


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.


Be an Engineer!


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

To honour Thomas Keefer and the profession of Mechanical Engineering, young folks are invited to learn about engineering and take the opportunity to build their very own balloon powered car out of building blocks. Children must be accompanied by a parent (choking hazard warning).
Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 12 years.
Cost: $20.00 per child. Pre-registration required.


Thomas Keefers Birthday Day


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Join us to celebrate the birthday of Thomas C. Keefer, designer of the 1859 Hamilton Waterworks and a founder of Canada's civil engineering profession.
Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


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.


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.