The Playhouse Cinema is Hamilton’s oldest existing cinema. Explore the theatre and appreciate the beautiful beaux arts architecture and ornamental plaster work that decorates the lavish interior. Watch and enjoy a collection of short and silent films during your visit. This site was also the voting location for the 1946 Steel Workers Union strike that changed labour laws across Canada.
- Food vendors
- Full wheelchair access
- Self-guided tours available
Contact info177 Sherman Avenue North
ArchitectureYear built: 1914
Architect: William Palmer Witton
Architectural style: Beaux arts
Building type: Theatre
Dates/hours openSaturday May 4 – Sunday May 5, 2019
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.