Activities and experiences

HMCS Haida National Historic Site

Bring your sea legs and climb aboard HMCS Haida to explore the decks of this legendary warship. Listen to uniformed interpreters and naval veterans share riveting stories of battle and of their lives onboard the fightingest ship in the Royal Canadian Navy. Test your skills spotting imminent threats on the horizon from the open deck. Hear the ship bells’ toll and the gun’s mighty roar when fired at special events.

Calendar of events

Discover special events in the scheduled calendar of events at HMCS Haida in Hamilton, Ontario.

Daily programming

Daily schedule of programs including guided tours and talks.


Pre-book tours for large groups or learn about Canadian Naval History on a self-guided tour of HMCS Haida.

Education programs

Pre-book education tours at HMCS Haida for schools youth and cadet groups.

Parks Canada Xplorers

The Parks Canada Xplorers booklet will help your child get the most out of their visit to HMCS Haida.


Learn about a variety of activities and experiences for volunteers with Parks Canada at HMCS Haida.

Red Chairs

Parks Canada has a set of Red Chairs in a quiet and scenic location at HMCS Haida National Historic Site.

Language Ambassador

Language Days provide an opportunity for visitors to learn about Canadian history in their native language while visiting HMCS Haida.

Things to do

Lookout Lookout
Photo Opportunity Photography
Picnic area Picnicking
Interpretation Tours and programs

Facilities and services

Lookout Lookout
Parking Parking
Picnic area Picnic area
Picnic Shelter Picnic shelter
Restrooms Restrooms
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