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McMaster’s Nuclear Research Building, Brockhouse Institute and H.G. Thode Library Doors Open Hamilton

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McMaster’s Nuclear Research Building, Brockhouse Institute and H.G. Thode Library

McMaster’s Nuclear Research Building and H.G. Thode Library of Science and Engineering invite you to discover their makerspace, view particle accelerators up close, and take a virtual tour of a nuclear reactor! Visitors of all ages can experience science first-hand as they practise identifying radioactive objects, learn about crystallography, medical isotopes, neutron science, and historical uses of radioactive materials.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Kid-friendly
  • Self-guided tours available

Contact info

1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario
Telephone: 905-525-9140, ext. 26148
Email: reactor@mcmaster.ca
www.nuclear.mcmaster.ca

Architecture

Year built: 1957
Architect: William R. Sauter and Associates
Building type: Educational facility

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 4, 2019
Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

McMaster’s Nuclear Research Building, Brockhouse Institute and H.G. Thode Library 1280 Main Street West