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McMaster Nuclear Reactor Doors Open Hamilton

McMaster Nuclear Reactor

Canada’s most powerful research reactor is a global supplier of medical isotopes, providing cancer treatments for 70,000 patients annually. Note: Visitors must be over 11 years old and present government-issued photo ID, cannot wear shorts or open-toed shoes, and cannot take photographs inside the facility. McMaster reserves the right to turn visitors away who do not meet these criteria.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Guided tours available
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms

Contact info

1280 Main Street West (McMaster University)
Hamilton, Ontario
Telephone: 905-525-9140, ext. 24279


Year built: 1957-58
Architect: William R. Souter & Associates
Building type: Commercial

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 2, 2020
Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

McMaster Nuclear Reactor 1280 Main Street West (McMaster University)