NameHamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
Address900 Woodward Ave, Hamilton, ON L8H 7N2, Canada
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

Hamilton's first Waterworks pays tribute to the socialand working life of the early industrial revolution andthe spirit of Canada's "Ambitious City". The museumpreserves the oldest surviving Canadian-built 70-tonstationary steam engines - one of which is set in motiondaily for demonstration purposes. Experience on-demandguided tours and special events for the whole familyincluding drop-in programming during Family Day,March Break and Christmas, and Live Steamer Days inpartnership with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamersfrom May through October. Please note that due to thehistoric nature of the Waterworks, many areas are notfully accessible to strollers or wheelchairs; please callahead for details.

Tours in hot weather
The historic Pump house is not fully accessible nor is it air conditioned or heated. In temperatures exceeding 30C we offer shortened tours of the Pump house without operating the steam engines for the safety of our visitors and the preservation of the engines. We ask that you plan your visit accordingly.

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology has been selected for the Certificate of Excellence, reflecting the consistently great reviews earned on TripAdvisor.

Visit Hamilton's other great museums:

Battlefield House Museum & Park National Historic Site

Dundurn National Historic Site

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Griffin House National Historic Site

Hamilton Children's Museum

Hamilton Military Museum

Whitehern Historic House & Garden National Historic Site


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8H 7N2