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Hamilton Children's Museum

1072 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1N6, Canada
+1 905-546-4848
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New Renovations

The new set up is great! It inspires learning and creative play. My kids (3, 5, 7) could play here... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Kay R
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Hamilton, Canada
Affordable Family Fun

The family admission is $9.00. They have two turtles and a gecko. Kids enjoyed the Velcro wall and... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
FamilyandTeach
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Calgary, Canada
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good14%
  • Average19%
  • Poor35%
  • Terrible9%
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“all ages” (2 reviews)
“jukebox” (2 reviews)
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1072 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1N6, Canada
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+1 905-546-4848
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

The new set up is great! It inspires learning and creative play. My kids (3, 5, 7) could play here all day. Always a different craft to make. If you borrow the museum pass from the public library you can go for free. I wish...More

Thank Kay R
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The family admission is $9.00. They have two turtles and a gecko. Kids enjoyed the Velcro wall and making "pipe tunnels". They loved making and taking home maracas as well as, harmonicas. There was also a ship and clothes to dress up in. Gage Park...More

Thank FamilyandTeach
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The best thing you could say about this place was the price. It was only $9 for the entire family with free parking. However, that's about it. We went with our two boys, ages 2 & 1, and there wasn't much for them to do....More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I recently visited the Childrens Museum with my grand-daughter. She really enjoyed her time here. She had fun " painting " with natural objects garnered from nearby Gage Park by museum staff. There were plates of paints to dip objects such as pinecones in and...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A few days ago I "borrowed" a young family with three children to explore the Hamilton Children's Museum. What an unexpected TREAT. This innovative Montessori-style approach to learning, curiosity, and self-directed exploration is exactly what children of all ages need....including their parents. While the children...More

Thank UteSchmid-Jones
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We took our 11 month old daughter here last weekend. She loved it! It was great for her age, kept her busy exploring for just over an hour. As an ECE though, I felt like materials and the rooms themselves could definitely be spruced up...More

1  Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Bizarre experience. This "museum" (not sure how they can use that word) is a rundown Victorian house with 3 shabby tiny rooms. The first was closed for a birthday party. The other two (living room size rooms) were half empty and had a box full...More

Thank rhoban
Reviewed 11 January 2017

City of Hamilton- Are you kidding me? We paid the family rate of $9.00 and were in and out in 10 minutes. There is next to nothing to do there, and the place needs a good cleaning. I can't even begin to say how pathetic...More

Thank airportkelly
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Our 3 year-old grandson loves this place. It's his chance to link together giant soft cubes on the wall with velcro. Or pretend he's a pirate, complete with the ship. The museum is located on the Main Street side of Gage Park. It is housed...More

Thank Beach30Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We looked forward to the reopening of this site - but this museum needs some rethinking. The children were quickly bored here. Staff was not at all helpful and at times down right rude when the space reached capacity and began rudely refusing at the...More

1  Thank LBret
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