Canada’s proud history of wartime naval service is vividly on display aboard legendary HMCS Haida, a Tribal class destroyer that served in the Second World War, the Korean Conflict and the Cold War. Distinguishing herself in several historic battles, the Royal Canadian Navy’s most famous ship now proudly rests in Hamilton. Explore its historic decks and imagine yourself as a crew member of the destroyer dubbed ‘Canada’s most fightingest ship’.

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Getting here

658 Catharine Street North Pier 9
Hamilton ON L8L 8K4

Hours of operation

July 1 to August 31, 2017
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.
*Last admission at 4:15 p.m.

Complete Schedule


Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply. 

Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 905-526-6742

Sites nearby

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    Mingle with British redcoats among Fort George’s soldier’s barracks, palisades and cannons; experience the sounds of the War of 1812 through Fort George’s internationally renowned 41st Fife and Drum Corps; witness military demonstrations and fire a musket yourself!

  • Woodside National Historic Site

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  • Queenston Heights National Historic Site

    Queenston Heights is the Niagara battlefield where Major General Sir Isaac Brock, Commander-in-Chief of British forces in Upper Canada died while leading British regulars, local militia and First Nation warriors against an American invasion.