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Physics & Astronomy Outreach

McCallion Planetarium

Learn about planets, stars, galaxies, and other fascinating objects in our Universe, while stargazing in the Planetarium’s night sky.

The planetarium offers public and private shows, given primarily by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at McMaster.

McCallion Planetarium: Learn More

Nuclear Reactor Tours

Take a tour of the McMaster Nuclear Reactor – by far the most powerful research reactor at a Canadian university.

The McMaster Nuclear Reactor offers complementary tours of the nuclear reactor facility to interested parties. Each tour is conducted by a trained guide or Nuclear Operations & Facilities staff member and is approximately 60 to 90 minutes in duration.

Tours are available Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Saturday tours may be available occasionally – please enquire with your initial email.

Nuclear Reactor Tours: Book a Tour

Sidewalk Astronomy

We invite you to take a peek at Hamilton’s night sky through a telescope with weekly observing nights hosted by Sidewalk Astronomy.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for announcements about observing events. McMaster’s Sidewalk Astronomy is a School of Graduate Studies SPICES program.


Sidewalk Astronomy: Learn More