HMCS Haida National Historic Site

Canada’s history of wartime naval service is on display aboard legendary HMCS Haida, a Tribal class destroyer that served in the Second World War, the Korean Conflict and the Cold War. Distinguished in several historic battles, the flagship of the Royal Canadian Navy now proudly rests in Hamilton.


Visiting HMCS Haida National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do for the entire family. Explore our list of activities and programs to discover aboard HMCS Haida. 

Plan your visit

How to get here, hours of operation, fees and more to help plan your visit to HMCS Haida.


Prices of admissions including: daily admissions, seasonal passes, Parks Canada Discovery Passes, and more.

About HMCS Haida National Historic Site

Culture and history

HMCS Haida is Canada’s “most fightingest ship,” and the last of the twenty-seven tribal class destroyers in the world.

Stewardship and management

Access information about the management plan, commercial permits, partners, site rentals, and contact information.

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Contact us

Phone number: 905-526-6742
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Hours of operation

HMCS Haida is now closed for the season.


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