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HMCS Haida National Historic Site

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Address: 658 Catharine Street North | Pier 9, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 8B4, Canada
Phone Number: 905-526-6742
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Description: This WWII Tribal Class destroyer is now a floating memorial and naval...
This WWII Tribal Class destroyer is now a floating memorial and naval museum.
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I visited for free during Doors Open Hamilton. Unfortunately, I was a bit late because of work and arrived near closing time, so I didn't have as much time as I wanted to look... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Mount Hope, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I visited for free during Doors Open Hamilton. Unfortunately, I was a bit late because of work and arrived near closing time, so I didn't have as much time as I wanted to look around. But I did have a quick self-guided tour and learned a bit about the ship's history, as well as the history of naval action in... More 

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We all had a great day exploring the Historic HMCS Haida, I went with my 2 kids and another family, Keep in mind, we are talking about very cramped quarters here, If you are heavy, have bad balance or are uncomfortable going up and down ladders you will not get to explore the ship in its for entirety. I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a couple hours to kill and chose to visit the Haida. It was fantastic!! So much of the ship available to explore! Very few restrictions! My kids had a great time with the scavenger hunt and we all learned a ton!! My husband loves history and was so happy to share it with the kids. Thank you to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Lots to see and lots of great information can be found here at HMCS Haida. All this at a great price - 10$ for a family. Can't recommend this enough for Military buffs. Only "observation" is that is is off the beaten path in the middle of an industrial area.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Went to the HMCS Haida hoping to see the ship and also to make a video of me walking through the ship taking about the stuff I see. Figured once I finished collecting all the video I'll edit it and share it online. There was ABSOLUTELY no signage at the ship or warning on the websites about photos or videos... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Ship still is equipped with wartime guns-very impressive and the staff don't block areas-off, lots of information on the History of the Canadian Navy "great stuff"

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I was absolutely blown away because they let you tour every inch of the ship. You get to climb up and down the ladders through the port holes into the boil room. I've been on many retired naval ships in the US and I have to say, the HMCS Haida lets you get see and touch every part of the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visited during the open day event offered by City of Hamilton. Good experience for kids and family. Free entry is best thing one can get into such a historic site. Must for families with kids as they will gain lot of information about the ship.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I was in Hamilton and visited the HMCS Haida. This ship was in use from 1943 to the 1960's and you can see how the crew would live on board. You can climb the 3 decks and there are crew on hand to answer questions and give you a tour of the ship and show you how things like the... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Having stayed on the HMCS Haida and done some work on her while a member of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets, I could not be prouder of the condition she is in right now.

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Address: 658 Catharine Street North | Pier 9, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 8B4, Canada
Phone Number: 905-526-6742
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton

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