Explore Canada’s naval history first-hand aboard HMCS Haida, the last of the famous Tribal-class destroyers and the ceremonial flagship of the Royal Canadian Navy.
Climb to the open-air bridge to take in a commanding view of the Hamilton Harbor. Explore the mess decks, radio room, and engine room to learn the story of Canada’s ‘fightingest’ ship. Take a tour of the main deck to learn first-hand about the dangers faced by the ship’s company as it served in the Second World War, Cold War, and the Korean War.
HMCS Haida National Historic Site is located in Hamilton, Ontario.
Daily activities May 20 – September 3, 2023
Explore HMCS Haida from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays from May 24 to September 3, 2023. Opening weekend is May 20 and 21, 2023. Last ticket sold at 4:15 p.m.
Please note, daily activities are subject to change.
Weekday Schedule (Wednesday-Friday)
- 11:00 a.m. – Battle Map program (included with admission): Learn about stories from HMCS Haida’s 20-year career on the jetty by the ship.
- 11:30 a.m. – Guided Tour (additional fee applies): Learn about the challenges HMCS Haida’s crew overcame and the places they lived and worked in this 1-hour tour. Includes one staircase but no ladders.
- 1:30 p.m. – Battle Map program (included with admission)
- 2:00 p.m. – Spotlight Tour – 30 minutes (additional fee applies): Take a quick, deep look at one of HMCS Haida’s most important spaces or systems, guided by an expert interpreter.
Weekend Schedule (Saturday-Sunday)
11:00 a.m. – Battle Map program (included with admission)
11:30 a.m. – Spotlight Tour – 30 minutes (additional fee applies)
1:30 p.m. – Battle Map program (included with admission)
2:00 p.m. – Spotlight Tour – 30 minutes (additional fee applies)
Main Deck Tours are available for pre-booking on weekdays and weekends
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