Hamilton Tourist Attractions, Museums, and Parks information



Whether it's a visit to a park, an art gallery or the area's history, Hamilton offers its visitors and residents lots to do every day of the week. Not just the "typical" tourist attractions!

Hamilton Attractions Directory

Historical Sites

Here are some featured local historial sites, museums & attractions:

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view listing for The Hamilton Military MuseumMuseums/HistoryThe Hamilton Military Museum

The Hamilton Military Museum was built in the late 1830s. It was originally Sir Allan MacNab's gatehouse. During your visit you will learn about the War of 1812. The museum features many Canadian military history exhibits.

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view listing for Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic SiteMuseums/HistoryHamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site

Witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution. Housed in a 150-year-old Waterworks, this National Historic Site preserves two 70-ton steam engines, perhaps the oldest surviving Canadian-built engines.

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view listing for Mohawk ChapelMuseums/HistoryMohawk Chapel

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks is Ontario's oldest surviving church. Visit our vibrant Six Nations tourism site for a rich cultural experience.

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view listing for Whitehern Historic House & Garden National Historic SiteMuseums/HistoryWhitehern Historic House & Garden National Historic Site

Discover one of the finest examples of an intact historic home in Canada during a guided tour with a costumed interpreter. 3 generations of the McQuesten family lived at Whitehern from 1852 until 1968.

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view listing for Griffin House National Historic SiteMuseums/HistoryGriffin House National Historic Site

Visit this preserved early 19th century home, set on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful Dundas Valley. Explore the history of Enerals Griffin and other early Black settlers, and enjoy a walk along nearby trails.

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Hamilton Festivals

Here are some featured local festivals, inlcuding family, music, cultural, and historial ones:

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view listing for Battlefield House Museum & Park National Historic SiteFestivalBattlefield House Museum & Park National Historic Site

Experience a guided tour of this early 19th century homestead once home to the Gage family. The Gages worked the land with their ten children and became a strong voice in the hamlet of Stoney Creek. Experience the Re-enactment of the War of 1812!

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view listing for The Staircase, Hamilton's Arts IncubatorFestivalThe Staircase, Hamilton's Arts Incubator

The Staircase is an architecturally spectacular community performance space named for its unique cast iron spiral staircase.The main four story heritage building houses an intimate 67 seat live theatre. See all manner show of talent...

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view listing for Royal Botanical Gardens AuxiliaryFestivalRoyal Botanical Gardens Auxiliary

RBG Auxiliary is an organization of approximately 350 individuals that volunteer their time throughout the year to promote the activities and mandate of the Royal Botanical Gardens.

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view listing for Dundurn National Historic SiteFestivalDundurn National Historic Site

Experience a guided tour of this 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830's on Burlington Heights. Dundurn Castle tells the story of the family who lived above stairs and the servants who lived and worked below stairs.

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view listing for Relics to RichesFestivalRelics to Riches

Relics to Riches is a travelling event that features antique & vintage vendors as well as a buyers den where we invite people to bring in their OWN relics for our buyers to assess and possibly turn into riches!

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Sports Attractions

Here are some featured local sports venues, activities and attractions:

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view listing for Caistorville Golf ClubSports AttractionCaistorville Golf Club

Our clubhouse is fully licenced and panoramic views of numerous fairways can be enjoyed from our patio. Our fun leagues start play the first week in May. We have the ideal venue to host tournaments and are licenced to serve 244.

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view listing for Cameron Speedway & Paintball FieldSports AttractionCameron Speedway & Paintball Field

Cameron Speedway & Amusements offers GoKarts, Paintball, LazerTag, RockWall and a ProShop

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view listing for Gravity Climbing GymSports AttractionGravity Climbing Gym

Test your climbing skill on a variety of climbing walls and courses, to prepare yourself for great recreation in a scenic outdoor environment, or enjoy climbing indoors when the weather gets rough. Individuals and groups bookings are both welcome.

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view listing for Grand River KayakSports AttractionGrand River Kayak

We offer guided kayak tours along the lower Grand River and north shore of Lake Erie.We also offer lessons and fitness classes.We sell kayaks, paddlesports gear, clothing, footwear and accessories for your outdoor pursuits.

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view listing for Knollwood Golf ClubSports AttractionKnollwood Golf Club

This club offers two regulation eighteen hole courses (the Old and the New courses). This club has played host to over 5000 successful tournaments and the 36 hole facility can accommodate up to 288 golfers at any given time. The Old Course

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Beverage Attraction

Here are some featured local brew pubs, craft breweries, craft distilleries, wineries or vineyard. They use the freshest, local (even organic, in some cases) ingredients for an appreciable local flavour.

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view listing for Augusta's Winking JudgeBeverage TourismAugusta's Winking Judge

This unpretentious tavern known for its microbrew selection also features occasional live music.

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view listing for Brux House Craft Beer & KitchenBeverage TourismBrux House Craft Beer & Kitchen

Inspired by the European beer belt, Brux House located in Hamilton, Ontario couples fine fare and top-shelf service with the best of craft beer and ciders, spirited cocktails and exciting wines.

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view listing for MERIT Brewing CompanyBeverage TourismMERIT Brewing Company

Located in the heart of downtown Hamilton at 107 James Street North, MERIT Brewing is a brewery, kitchen, and bottle shop. Guided by a team of ambitious friends, MERIT strives to represent the heart, art, and soul of Hamilton

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view listing for Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.Beverage TourismShawn & Ed Brewing Co.

We ran a Kickstarter campaign in June 2015 to help raise money to restore key historical elements of the building. We rebuilt the wall that was destroyed when a dump truck crashed into it after having lost its brakes on Sydenham Hill (

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view listing for Mash Paddle Brewing CompanyBeverage TourismMash Paddle Brewing Company

All Natural and All Yours Mash Paddle Brewing Co is coming to a local Pub near you! Now creating some of the freshest local beer available in Brantford and surrounding area.

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