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Royal Hamilton Yacht Club Clubhousein-person Doors Open Hamilton Region


  • In-person
  • 2024 theme: Adaptive reuse
  • Guided tours available
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms
Royal Hamilton Yacht Club Clubhouse

The Royal Hamilton Yacht Club – designated “royal” by Queen Victoria in 1891 – is celebrating the 130th anniversary of its founding Annual General Meeting. Tour the clubhouse to see archival photographs, artifacts, trophies and the extensive collection of half model sailboats. Learn about racing, competitive sailing and the pioneering participation of women.

Contact info

555 Bay Street North (at foot of MacNab Street North), ground level
Hamilton, Ontario



Year built: 1977-78; 1979-80 (redesign)
Building type:CommercialTransportation
Architect: Gordon L. Sutin & Associates (1977); John J. Harkness (1979)

Dates/hours open

May 05, 10:00am - May 05, 04:00pm

Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.