Categories: Arts & Culture, East Hamilton, Events, Family Fun, Guided, Historic Landmarks & Buildings, Museums, Tours

August 17, 2019
10:00 am

Steam museum tour

Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective. Roll up your sleeves, put on your hard hat, and go behind the scenes of 1859 Gartshore pumping engines. Get up close and personal with the walking beam, the surge tanks and the oil cups. Visit the artifact storage buildings and learn more about Hamilton’s fascinating industrial history. Explore the 1913 building, see our largest artifacts and learn about Hamilton’s first electric Pumphouse. Immerse yourself in the complete history of this fascinating museum, learn about the real people, hear the real story, and depart with a clear understanding of how this marvel of engineering truly worked.
Pre-registration is required. Suitable for all ages.

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