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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:

Combine Project, by Steven White


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Encounter this body of work based on an obsolete combine harvester left on Steven White's property in Walter's Falls, Canada. The various moving parts were used to create large kinetic sound sculptures built to engage viewers.
Date: Friday, October 4, 2013 to Friday, June 20, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


Wednesday Wigglers - Shapes


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

The Hamilton Children's Museum and Wednesday Wigglers are on the move. Families can enjoy pre-school programing and visit children's museum staff at various locations in Hamilton. Join us at the museum listed for activities designed for children. All programs include songs, story time, sensory play and crafts.

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


Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages: 0 to 4 years.
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 3, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Doors Open Hamilton


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Explore the historic waterworks during this annual celebration of Hamilton's rich history and explore its architectural gems and hidden treasures.
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


Wednesday Wigglers - Water


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

The Hamilton Children's Museum and Wednesday Wigglers are on the move. Families can enjoy pre-school programing and visit children's museum staff at various locations in Hamilton. Join us at the museum listed for activities designed for children. All programs include songs, story time, sensory play and crafts.

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


Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages: 0 to 4 years.
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 24, 2014 and Sunday, May 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.


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 24, 2014 and Sunday, May 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event.


Meccano Weekend!


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

The museum is pleased to welcome the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano and Allied Systems (CMAMAS) for its annual Meccano Day.
Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014 and Sunday, May 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event.


Engineering in Miniature


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 and the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers will be displaying working miniature engines, tools, and machines.
Date: Sunday, June 22, 2014
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 22, 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, July 6, 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, 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.


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.