Take a guided tour of Hamilton via trolley, on foot or on a boat where professional guides can give you an excellent synopsis of the area’s history and current day life.
You'll think you're in the middle of another continent when you drive just 6 miles north out of Hamilton to the African Lion Safari reserve!
The Art Gallery of Hamilton was founded in 1914 and is now Ontario's third largest public art gallery. It also owns one of the finest collections in Canada. In total the gallery has over 8,500 pieces.
The history of Battlefield House is unique, as the homestead was the middle of the Battle of Stoney Creek during 1813 when American invaders made the house their headquarters.
People with 'green thumbs' should consider stopping at this attraction, as it has more than 2 acres of greenhouses! Located at 154 King St. E., you'll be delighted to see 1000s of varieties of cacti, St. Paulias, succulents and hibiscus.
This sports museum, located at 58 Jackson St. W. will not disappoint you. Acting as a national shrine to the players, teams and fans of Canadian football, it traces 120 years of the sport.
The star atraction at this center is a full-scale model of the Great Lakes vessel named the T.V. Voyaguer, a discovery ship that is complete with bridge and interactive modules.
If you have an interest in warplanes, you will be very excited to be able to visit this center. The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum features the aircraft used by Canadians or Canada's Military from the beginning of World War II to the present.
The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is full of life featuring some of the best fighter planes that were used by Canadians or the Canadian Military during the beginning of Word War II up to today.
You'll get a history lesson, an inspiring close-up look of architectures and some amazing views when you visit this area. Concession Street was originally a turn of the century African American neighborhood whose history is unique.
When you visit, youâ€™ll see the house contains forty furnished rooms, above and below stairs, that will enable you to compare the life of a prominent Victorian family with that of their servants.
The Griffin House stands today as a testament to the bravery and determination of black men and women who journeyed to freedom in Southern Ontario. This unique historic site is situated atop a hill overlooking the Dundas Valley and is managed as a joint project.
Though a children museum, all ages will enjoy the interactive play and learning that can be found here. There are many different exhibits: The Theatre Room is where you can dress up in costumes and props and invent your own story in the puppet theatre.
The Hamilton Farmers Market is actually older than the city! Itâ€™s been rated one of the best farmers markets in Ontario, as goods are brought in from all over the Niagara garden belt.
This National Historic Site houses the two steam engines which pumped the first clean water to the city over 140 years ago. Youâ€™ll learn about life at the beginning of Canada's industrial revolution at the Museum of Steam and Technology.
This spectacular cultural center features live theatre and concerts all year long. Before arriving on your vaction to Hamilton, make sure you call ahead or visit the web site to find out what or who is performing.
Calling all fans of Impressionist art: this is a place you must take the time for! Visit the McMaster Museum of Art in the Alvin A. Lee Building on the McMaster University campus, at 1280 Main Street West.
Situated at the very end of Lake Ontario, Princess Point is one of the truly beautiful sections of Hamilton. Make sure you stop your busy sightseeing for a few hours to take in Princess Point.
The Royal Botanical Garden is a must-see for those who enjoy gardens. Spread across 2700 acres, this is Canadaâ€™s largest botanical garden. The collection of plants includes five specialist gardens and four nature sanctuaries
Come and experience the many unique beauties the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton have to offer you all year round.
Westdale was Hamilton's first master-planned community in the 1920s. Today its close location to McMaster University keeps this neighborhood healthy.
Westfield Heritage Village is located in Rockton, Ontario, a short half hour from Hamilton.
This National Historic Site was the former home of the McQuesten Family (1852-1968) of Hamilton, Ontario. Whitehern is an outstanding example of an urban estate originally owned by a wealthy industrialist, where the home is situated behind a walled terraced garden.
The mission of this historical museum is to preserve and celebrate the art, culture and heritage of working class people in Canada.