Tour Hamilton’s first waterworks, discover the featured 3D exhibit, and take a ride on a scale-model train. This museum is the only complete, intact waterworks from the 19th century left in North America, and preserves the oldest surviving Canadian-built 70-ton stationary steam engines. The Italianate architecture features massive stonework, detailed quoin blocks, Romanesque windows and a 46-metre (150-foot) chimney.
- Partial wheelchair access
- National Historic Site (Canada)
- Guided tours available
Contact info900 Woodward Avenue
ArchitectureYear built: 1859
Architect: Thomas Coltrin Keefer
Architectural style: Italianate
Building type: Historical landmark, Museum
Dates/hours openSaturday May 4 – Sunday May 5, 2019
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.