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Oodles of fun await your arrival at Splitsville, a favorite bowling alley of the locals. This place is quite spacious and has an impressive number of lanes, so do not hesitate to come here with a large group. The prices are moderate and they vary for weekdays and weekends; patrons have to pay extra for shoe rentals. The facility is very well maintained and their staff is both, efficient and enthusiastic. If hunger strikes while you win, do not worry because delicious pub fare is at your disposal here.
The Dundas Valley Conservation Area is truly a picturesque region that is blessed with lush green forests, streams and variety of birds and animals. Declared as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, it comes under the purview of Hamilton Conservation Authority.
Panoramic views and a scenic locale make Spencer Gorge/Webster's Fall Conservation Area the awe-inspiring destination that it is. The natural bounty beckons to tourists from all over, dazzling with its waterfalls and entertaining with its hiking opportunities. Tour the lush landscape to discover the wonders of Dundas Peak, Tew Falls, or either of the titular locations.
The Dundas Valley Trail Centre is the key to the discovery of the many wonders that Dundas Valley has to offer. Built to mimic a Victorian era train station, the center makes a rather charming and picturesque sight against the verdant backdrop of its surroundings. Inside you will find a variety of educational resources, including interpretive displays and intriguing exhibits, as well as brochures, maps and other valuable information about the conservation area. The Dundas Valley Trail center is a hub of activity, especially in season, and serves as the venue for a plethora of workshops, special events and activities. Its location at the center of several trails has rendered it an ideal starting point for guided tours and walks as well. Apart from all of this, the Dundas Valley Trail Centre also encompasses a concessions' stand, and the Giant's Rib Discovery Centre where you will find several interpretive panels, fossils and other interesting displays. All in all, The Dundas Valley Trail Centre makes for the ideal starting point for your journey into the depths of the valley.
The Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology traces the progress of technology and steam engines from industrial revolution till date. Set in a waterworks building that is more than a century old, this interesting museum houses two of the oldest surviving examples of Canadian-made steam engines. While these 70-ton engines form the centerpiece of the museum, it houses several other permanent exhibits as well. The Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology is best visited during the summer, when Live Steamer Days and other events spell a whole lot of fun for the entire family. Kids can undertake free miniature train rides that run along the length of the museum premises, or watch steam engines chug along the tracks. The museum also provides riveting tours that typically last under an hour.
Established in 1962, the Battlefield House is an esteemed living history museum. It's located on the site where the Battle of Stoney Creek was fought during the War of 1812, preserving the culture and heritage of the neighboring area. The Battlefield House is open to visitors who are invited to take informative guided tours when they come. A can't-miss cultural attraction, it also puts on events dedicated to educating and entertaining its guests.