Things to do in HAMILTON with kids

Hamilton is an amazing Canadian city! It’s rich in culture and history, and surrounded by an incredible nature. It has a great arts culture, has an UNESCO world reserve, and is a natural playground for kids!

There are museums a-plenty in this amazing city. Sports lovers in the family? Check out the Canadian Football Hall of Fame! Fancy a bit more culture? Then head to the Art Gallery of Hamilton with over 9,000 amazing works!

Waterfalls, shipwrecks, rapids and miniature golf? It can only be Adventure Village! 3 acres of rides and family fun!  There is indoor play  galore at Amazing Adventures with wavy slides and tunnels, and SQUARK! Parrots to enjoy at Friends of the Aviary!

Kids want something hands-on, educational AND super fun! Hamilton Children’s Museum is a great place for kids to learn through play, and if you fancy exploring the water, Hamiltonian Tour Boat can take you out on the water for a 60 minute narrated tour.

Museums, art, games, tours…there are plenty of fun things to do with kids in Hamilton! What are you waiting for!

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  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame

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    Hamilton

    This is the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum: Celebrating the History of Football in Canada at all levels!

  • Art Gallery of Hamilton

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    (1 miles) Hamilton

    Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is Ontario’s third largest public art gallery and owns one of the finest collections of art in Canada, featuring over 9,000 works of art including ...

  • Royal Botanical Gardens

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    (3 miles) Hamilton/Burlington

    Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) enjoys a worldwide reputation based on its first-class horticultural collection and natural lands. It is Canadas largest botanical garden and one of the countrys premier ...

  • Dundas Museum & Archives

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    (5 miles) Dundas

    Informative, and fun! At the Dundas Museum & Archives, discover Dundas from the time of the glaciers’ slow carving of the valley through to today’s vibrant community. We invite you to visit and ...

  • Adventure Village

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    (5 miles) Hamilton

    Adventure Village is set on over 3 acres of beautiful rolling hills with lush vegetation, 5 waterfalls, 6 fish ponds, rapids, shipwrecks, and features a wide range of fun things to do including, ...

  • Battlefield House Museum

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    (6 miles) Stoney Creek

    When you come to visit us at Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek, you will find living history. Experience life in the early nineteenth century, as our museum staff, dressed in period costume, ...

  • Burlington Art Centre

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    (6 miles) Burlington

    We engage the community in the appreciation and creation of visual arts and are home to our art and fine craft guilds. We provide opportunities for discovery and ‘hands-on’ learning, as well as ...

  • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

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    (8 miles) Glanbrook

    Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is a living museum featuring the aircraft used by Canadians or Canada's Military from the beginning of World War II up to the present. The Museum's collection ...

  • Bronte Creek Provincial Park

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    (12 miles) Oakville

    Enjoy the great outdoors! Camp, swim, picnic, fish, hike, rollerblade, toboggan, skate and more. Plus Children's Farm and Play Barn.

  • Kelso Conservation Area

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    (12 miles) Burlington

    Kelso Conservation Area is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Indulge in a swim at a sandy beach, fish for trout in the glistening lake or get energized with some great downhill skiing at Glen Eden Ski ...

  • Brantford Twin Valley Zoo

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    (15 miles) Brantford

    An enjoyable and nurturing environment where families can learn about animals of the world. There are also a petting zoo section, accessible nature trail and a children's adventure playground ...

  • Busy Bodies

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    (16 miles) Oakville

    Busy Bodies Indoor Playground is considered Ontarios favorite “Hot Spot” to meet old friends and make new ones. With over 5300 sq. ft. of fabulous fun, children up to the age of 10 yr. old can ...

  • Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

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    (16 miles) Oakville

    The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum is a great way to celebrate the game of golf. From champions and championship to golf's unique role in Canadian history, to the technical specifications of ...

  • African Lion Safari

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    (18 miles) Cambridge

    Go “On Safari!” and get closer than you ever imagined to over 1,000 exotic birds and animals from around the world! See majestic lions, rare cheetah, a herd of graceful giraffe, and a crash of ...

  • Chiefswood National Historic Site

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    (18 miles) Ohsweken

    Chiefswood stands testament to the legacy of the Johnson Family and within the societal sphere of Six Nations in the 19th century. Home to a Mohawk Confederacy Chief, and infamous daughter-Emily ...

  • Kids Supergym Mississauga

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    (20 miles) Mississauga

    We believe kids need a place to be active and interactive with their peers without the pressure of competition. That is why Kids SuperGym Mississauga is unique in its focus on purely recreational ...

  • Balls of Fun

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    (20 miles) Mississauga

    Balls of Fun Inc. is the Ultimate Ball Gym, for children six months to eight years of age. Created, owned, and operated by a qualified and experienced elementary and secondary teacher (and mother of ...

  • Putting Edge

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    (20 miles) Oakville

    An 18 Hole indoor Glow-in-the-Dark mini golf course, plus play the interactive Arcade games.

  • Play A Saurus

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    (21 miles) Mississauga

    Enjoy yourself with family and friends in our spacious, safe, clean and fun indoor playgound & private party center. The playground center is setup throughout in a unique, beautiful dinosaur ...

  • Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition

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    (21 miles) Brantford

    Discover the achievements of some of Brantford and Brant County’s finest athletes along with those who have contributed towards the pursuit of sporting excellence.

  • Canadian Military Heritage Museum

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    (21 miles) Brantford

    CMHM is a not for profit privately run museum. The museum can only exist with the funds collected from your visitations and donations. Please visit and view our large assortment of artifacts. Our ...

  • Personal Computer Museum

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    (21 miles) Brantford

    Explore Canada's largest collection of microcomputers, video games, and video discs! Parents explore their own history while children discover how games have evolved in the last 30 years.

  • Brant Museum and Archives

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    (21 miles) Brantford

    The Brant Historical Society seeks to broaden the understanding of our community and its people by exploring our heritage within the Brant area through innovative partnerships and learning ...

  • Funzone Party Centre

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    (21 miles) Mississauga

    Party Packages include set-up and clean up. FunZone staff will be available to assist you at anytime during your schedule party time.

  • Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead

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    (22 miles) St. George

    Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead is a National Historic Site. It is the birthplace and childhood home of one of Canada's most eminent citizens. Growing up on a mid-19th century farm with its ...

  • Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

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    (22 miles) Brantford

    Located in Glenhyrst Gardens, a beautifully landscaped sixteen-acre park on the banks of the Grand River, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant offers exciting views both indoors and out.

  • Bradley Museum

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    (22 miles) Mississauga

    The Bradley Museum provides a window into the everyday life of early settlers in Ontario, and hosts Sunday teas, rotating exhibits, and special events.

  • Benares Historic House

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    (22 miles) Mississauga

    With more than 160 years of history, this exquisite estate was home to four generations of the Harris and Sayers families. Feel the warmth and pride of workmanship in this home which has been ...

  • Bell Homestead National Historic Site

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    (23 miles) Brantford

    Discover the household of Alexander Melville and Eliza Bell, the events surrounding the invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell, and the origins of Canadian Telephone operations to 1880.

  • Blackwood Gallery

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    (23 miles) Mississauga

    In addition to its exhibition schedule, the Blackwood presents a number of special projects, including publications, public lectures, symposia, and conferences. During the summer months, the Gallery ...

  • Kidz Universe and Laser Town

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    (23 miles) Mississauga

    Two attractions under the same roof: Kidz Universe is an open environment, with numerous items to keep the kids busy in enjoying themselves. Kids can watch childrens movies and get involved in arts ...

  • Cambridge Centre for the Arts

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    (24 miles) Cambridge

    The Art Gallery at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts offers an enlightening experience for visitors to discover and appreciate a broad range of artistic expression.

  • Cambridge Sculpture Garden

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    (24 miles) Cambridge

    Nestled along the historic Grand River and joining the Trans Canada Trail, the CSG offers a central oasis to picnic, walk, contemplate, attend an art show, or participate in one of our many ...

  • Hammon Museum of Radio

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    (24 miles) Guelph

    The new Museum is now home to hundreds of receivers and transmitters dating from the spark era up to and including National's first solid state HRO500. Over the years the Museum has evolved to ...

  • Balls Falls Conservation Area

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    (26 miles) Jordan

    Stunning area for hiking, biking and eco tourism, with interactive at the visitor centre and the continued backdrop of the Niagara Escarpment.