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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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History is alive on the Haida

The HMCS Haida tour allows visitors to learn about how our Canadian sailors lived and fought during wartime, from some of the people who actually lived and fought aboard her. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The HMCS Haida tour allows visitors to learn about how our Canadian sailors lived and fought during wartime, from some of the people who actually lived and fought aboard her. It is a real glimpse into our history and if you do not leave a prouder Canadian than when you boarded, you were just not paying attention! We were honoured... More 

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A little pricey but it's something to see. Just imagine what it would of been like too be in the war and working off this ship.. Think of All the poor solos that lost the life in defence of our way of life. It's is something to see for sure

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I thought this battleship was very interesting as I had never been on one before. the tunnels and hatches and the sleeping quarters were very eye opening as to how war time boats were ran.

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Wonderful experience walking through the ship, recreating what was life in a warship on WWII and beyond. Everything is maintained in very good condition. Don't miss the going down to the engine room. Best part of the ship I wonder why is not more publicized by Parks Canada.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We enjoyed a trip to the Haida last summer and will be going again in July as our children get out of school. One of the first places they asked to visit was the Haida. We asked them why, 'because its real, real stuff happened there' looking to do something that will build awareness, educate your children, and understand why... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We went on a weekday and it was not busy. I can see it being crowded on a summer weekend. To view many of the areas there are steep stairs that may be taxing for the elderly and young. Very reasonable admission fee and knowledgeable and friendly staff. Glad we went and had time to view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Took our 2 boys to tour the ship and they really enjoyed the freedom of the self-guided tour, which allowed us to explore at our own pace. Most of the ship is open for viewing. Lots of ladders to climb up and down, which added to the adventure. Impressive ship. Very knowledgable and helpful staff. Family of 4 for under... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This ship is so cool!! The admission is really cheap!! When you enter the ship, they give you a mission and try to find what a term means. Cool rooms to explore! I will warn that it is pretty steep going up and down the stairs, so just be aware of that. Allow a couple of hours at least to... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This historic site needs to be on your itinerary. You are able to explore almost the entire ship. You can go at your own pace and explore the ship from top to bottom. We thoroughly enjoyed learning about this important part of Canada's history.

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My eldest son and I toured the HMCS Haida on Saturday and once again we left amazed. The staff that was on board were knowledgeable and we spent over 30 minutes with one particular gentlemen who told us the history of the crew and the ship. A new feature is a short 5 minute video that was very knowledgeable about... More 

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Address: 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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