Plan Your Visit
- Plan Your Visit
Until further notice the AGH will be open Thursday and Friday 11am – 6pm, and Saturday and Sunday 11am – 4pm with new protocols and restrictions in place to ensure that our staff, volunteers, and visitors remain safe. More details on what those are can be found on out COVID-19 Guidelines page. Please visit this page for the most up-to-date processes in place.
We have had to reschedule several of our upcoming exhibitions due to our closure, and new dates and details will be released as they are confirmed. Please visit our Exhibitions page for updates. We thank you for your patience and understanding.
We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Thursday 11 am – 6 pm
Friday11 am – 6 pm
Saturday 11 am – 4 pm
Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
The AGH is OPEN from 12 pm – 5 pm on Family Day, March Break Monday and Tuesday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day, and Thanksgiving Day. We are CLOSED Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Please see below for Winter Holiday Hours for 2020.
*Group Tours require a minimum of 2 weeks advanced notice. Click here for more details.
Monday, December 21 Closed
Tuesday, December 22 Closed
Wednesday, December 23 11 am – 4 pm
Thursday, December 24 11 am – 4 pm
Friday, December 25 Closed
Saturday, December 26 Closed
Sunday, December 27 11 am – 4 pm
Monday, December 28 Closed
Tuesday, December 29 Closed
Wednesday, December 30 11 am – 4 pm
Thursday, December 31 11 am – 4 pm
Friday, January 1 Closed
Saturday, January 2 11 am – 4 pm
Sunday, January 3 11 am – 4 pm
Gallery Level 2 and the Jean and Ross Fischer Gallery are FREE ADMISSION courtesy of Orlick Industries.
The following prices apply to Gallery Level 1 special exhibitions.
Seniors (65+) $10.65
Student (6+) $8.85
Child (0-5) FREE
AGH Members enjoy free admission to our special exhibitions every time they visit, along with 10% off at the Shop at AGH and the Horse and Train Bistro!
Please print or download the Gallery Map to your device before attending the Gallery. Gallery space capacity and our COVID-19 Guidelines are included for your convenience.
The AGH is located in the heart of downtown Hamilton, directly across the street from the Sheraton Hotel and Jackson Square Shopping Centre.
Underground parking can be accessed via Summers Lane or King Street West. The parking garage fees are $1.50/30 minutes up to a maximum of $12/day. More details can be found here.
Street parking is available nearby and costs $1.50 per hour Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. Some meters in the downtown core are exempt from paying after 6 pm and/or free on Saturdays. Please check the parking meter while making payment which displays the operational hours on the front face of the meter to ensure compliance. The maximum amount of time for purchase varies by area. Please check the parking meter for the maximum time for purchase. More details can be found here.
If you are travelling to the AGH by GO Transit there is a bus stop directly behind the AGH on the corner of Main Street West and Summers Lane, in front of City Hall. The Hamilton GO Centre, if you are travelling by train, is a 10-minute walk from the AGH.
**Please be advised that photo and video are regularly captured for marketing and promotional purposes during special events and open Gallery hours. If you do not want your likeness used, please advise an AGH Visitor Services attendant.
The Vaughan Sisters 1910
William Brymner (Canadian 1855-1925)
oil on canvas, Gift of Mrs. H. H. Leather, 1962