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Hamilton Filtration Buildingin-person Doors Open Hamilton Region


  • In-person
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
Hamilton Filtration Building

Enjoy a rare opportunity to learn about the City of Hamilton's historical and current drinking water system, including the filtration process, through a guided tour of the Learning Centre, Filter Gallery and Control Room. See how the extensive structural rehabilitation and architectural facelift in 2010 returned this plant to its original art deco grandeur.


Year built: 1936
Building type:Government building
Architect: W.L. McFaul (city engineer)
Architectural style:Art deco

Dates/hours open

May 06, 10:00am - May 07, 04:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.