Get Cultured!

How well do you truly know your city of Hamilton? From being the waterfall capital of the world to carrying the title of “Steel City” forward, the Hamilton community has a lot to pride itself on, and here’s your chance to wet your feet and get a little sneak peek into a few of the city’s splendors!

As a member of the McMaster Student Union (MSU) and a student at the university, there are a multitude of opportunities right at your doorstep. Whether your interest lies in warfare, football or artistry, MSU’s Get Cultured program (and your McMaster student card) is your free ticket to opening those doors to your home away from home and experiencing Hamilton in its dynamic fullness through access to the following attractions:

  • Battlefield House Museum & Park
  • Dundurn National Historic Site
  • Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
  • Griffin House
  • Hamilton Children’s Museum
  • Hamilton Military Museum
  • Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
  • Whitehern Historic House & Garden
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton (courtesy of RBC)
  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame
  • The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Not quite satisfied yet? Check out a few of the other opportunities the Get Cultured program has to offer:

  • Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra (note: $10 charge applies here)
  • Hamilton Farmer’s Market Cloth Grocery Bag (free of charge with coupon from the MSU Swag Bag)
  • Hamilton Transit access (free of charge)

More information and inquiries can be directed to For those Facebook fanatics out there, hop onto the  “Get Cultured: McMaster” page and stay tuned for all the action. Get to know your Hamilton today: pick up those student cards and prepare yourself for memorable experiences across your city!