Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology National Historic Site
Hamilton Civic Museums

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all Hamilton Civic Museums have been temporarily closed. Virtual tours are available online.

This museum is housed in a 160-year-old waterworks, with the site containing two 70-ton steam powered water pumping engines, perhaps the oldest surviving Canadian-built engines. The museum offers guided tours, various permanent and changing exhibits, and features special events for the whole family, including Live Steamer Days from May through September.

The Woodshed is available to rent for weddings, social gatherings, or events and can seat up to 100 guests. Includes use of kitchenette, free parking, and is fully accessible. Contact for information and bookings.

900 Woodward Ave
Hamilton, ON
L8H 7N2
Hours: Tue-Sun 12 noon-4 pm
Dates: Closed Mondays and statutory holidays
Phone: 95-546-4797


Open to all.


No application needed.


Admission - Various admission fees. Free with a Hamilton Public Library Card.





Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Local Government