While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Water Filtration Building - Water Treatment Plantin-person Doors Open Hamilton Region

  • In-person
  • 2024 theme: Adaptive reuse
  • Guided tours available
  • Parking
Water Filtration Building - Water Treatment Plant

Enjoy this rare opportunity to learn about the City of Hamilton’s historical and current drinking water system – and its 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.

Contact info

900 Woodward Avenue
Hamilton, Ontario



Year built: 1933 (west half); 1959 (east half); rehabilitated, 2010

Architect: W.L. McFaul, city engineer and staff
Architectural style:Art deco

Dates/hours open

May 02, 10:00am - May 03, 04:00pm

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