The Museum is located at the centre of the University campus at the corner of Sterling Street and University Avenue (Attached to Mills Memorial Library) with the entrance facing west. It is easily reached by public transport with HSR buses stopping at the door. Paid parking is nearby.
McMaster Museum of Art
Alvin A. Lee Building, University Avenue (at Sterling St)
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L6
(905) 525-9140 ext. 23081
(please note Museum’s open hours at bottom of the page)
Take Highway 403 to the Main Street West exit. At the traffic lights at the top of the ramp turn left and then right on Haddon Avenue as indicated by the signage. Continue along Haddon Avenue and turn left on Sterling Street as indicated and proceed up Sterling to the McMaster campus. (Museum is in the first building you see on the right as you enter campus.)
FROM ST. CATHARINES AND THE NIAGARA PENINSULA
Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way over the Skyway Bridge. Take Highway 403 exit towards Hamilton and exit as described above.
FROM KITCHENER / WATERLOO
Take Highway 8 to the town of Dundas Proceed along King Street through the town until King Street becomes Highway 102 (Cootes Drive). Then left on Main Street and left again at the second set of lights to follow Forsyth Avenue around to the Sterling Street entrance of the University.
FROM BRANTFORD AND LONDON
Take Highway 2 to Highway 403. Take the Aberdeen Avenue exit as indicated and turn left onto Longwood Road. Turn left on Main Street and then right on Haddon Avenue as indicated by the signage and proceed to the main campus as described above.
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MUSEUM’S OPEN HOURS:
Tue/Wed/Fri 11 am – 5 pm
Thursday 11 am – 7 pm
Saturday 12 – 5 pm
The Museum is closed Sundays, Mondays, statutory holidays, and December 24 – January 1.