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

May 2, 2020 to May 3, 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Steam museum exterior

See how Hamilton's first Waterworks, built in 1859, contributed to the early industrial revolution on a free, family-friendly self-guided tour. The Pumphouse is a magnificent example of Italianate architecture, featuring massive stonework, detailed quoin blocks, Romaneqsue windows and a 150-foot chimney disguised as a Campanile bell tower. Inside, get up close with the two 70-ton steam engines – the oldest surviving Canadian-built engines of their kind.

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