Doors Open Ontario

HMCS Star Doors Open Hamilton


Come and discover Canada’s naval past, present and future. The HMCS Star, home to Hamilton’s naval reserves, also houses a unique collection of historical naval artifacts. You are also invited to the mess on the afternoon of May 5 for a military reception honouring The Battle of the Atlantic (ceremony in Burlington). The HMCS Haida is permanently moored alongside.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • French services available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Guided tours available
  • Communication

Contact info

650 Catharine Street North
Hamilton, Ontario
Telephone: 905-972-4000, ext. 6753


Year built: 1996
Architect: Griffiths Rankin Cook, Ottawa (design/build); Shoalts and Zaback, Kingston (consulting)
Building type: Military, Museum

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 4 – Sunday May 5, 2019
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

HMCS Star 650 Catharine Street North