Hamilton is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Hamilton one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Hamilton is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Hamilton or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Hamilton. Explore the historical monuments of Hamilton with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Hamilton guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Hamilton page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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#1 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 3380 times in trip plans
9280 Airport Rd, Mount Hope, ON L0R 1W0, Canada
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Where else will you be able to touch and feel 36 military jets, propeller driven aircraft and helicopters- all under one roof? The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is like a candy store for aviation enthusiasts. Home to many world war and cold war airplanes that have served in these legendary battles, these machines are immaculately maintained and...
#2 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 2632 times in trip plans
610 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8R 3E7, Canada
12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Built by Sir Allan Napier McNab, the Dundurn castle is a 72 room neoclassical mansion that has played host to the likes of Sir John A Macdonald and King Edward VII. Built lavishly on sprawling grounds, this house was made with all the latest technologies of the early 19th Century and cost about $175,000 to build. Still retaining the old world charm...
#3 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 2285 times in trip plans
658 Catharine St N, Hamilton, ON L8L 4V7, Canada
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
HMCS Haida ,originally built in England, was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy in 1943, has served in many battles during the World War. Decommissioned in1963 after having served loyally in a number of ground breaking wars, the HMCS Haida now stands proudly on the shores of Hamilton. The ship was designated as a National Historic Site of Ca...
#4 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 1271 times in trip plans
1049 Kirkwall Rd, Rockton, ON L0R 1X0, Canada
12:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Home to beautifully preserved historic buildings and reminiscent of times bygone, the Westfield Heritage Village is a magnificently restored heritage center. The motive of the village is to educate the public about early Canadian culture. Visitors can experience live history demonstrations and take part in guided tours of the 130-hectare site which...
#5 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 1019 times in trip plans
101 York Boulevard | Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3L4, Canada
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
FirstOntario Centre (originally Copps Coliseum) is a sports and entertainment arena, with a capacity of up to 19,000. Host to nail biting ice hockey championships and a variety of concerts, this center is where all the entertainment and sporting action takes place in Hamilton. Catch one of the exhilarating shows at this arena on your trip to Hamilton.
#6 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 1945 times in trip plans
714 King St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 1C7, Canada
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Built in 1933, the Cathedral of Christ King is quite popular amongst the locals. It is decorated with stain glass windows that give the whole place a spiritual incandescence. The marble altar and the organ are two noteworthy features of the interior. The architecture is in the Gothic style with limestone pillars. The cathedral is home to 82 stained...
#7 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 659 times in trip plans
41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 1L3, Canada
12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Telling the fascinating stories of the McQuesten family, the Whitehern House is a magnificently preserved home that represents many styles of that period; Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian. The house has been preserved in immaculate condition; everything from the china to the art pieces to the tapestry too dates back to the 19th century. Whitehern ...
#8 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 687 times in trip plans
77 King St W, Stoney Creek, ON L8G 5E5, Canada
12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Visit this early 19th century home that once belonged to the Gage family. A family of ten children, The Gage family became a strong voice in the village of Stoney Creek. During the War of 1812, the family retreated to their cellar as the Battle of Stoney Creek raged outside. The 100-foot-high Battlefield Monument stands as a symbol of peace and com...
#9 of 9 Historical Places in Hamilton | Added 590 times in trip plans
Rasberry House, Arboretum Section, Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, ON L9H 5Y6, Canada
The Bruce Trail is a 800 kilometers hiking trail that crosses lush green forests, streams, waterfalls and many natural habitats. The trail follows the edge of the Niagara Escarpment, one of the thirteen UNESCO World Biosphere Reserves in Canada. The land the trail traverses is owned by the Government of Ontario, local municipalities, local conserva...