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McMaster Children’s Hospital

McMaster University Medical Centre exterior

McMaster Children’s Hospital has been providing care to children from across the region since 1988. Here, patients ranging in age from infancy to 17 receive care through a family-centred approach that accounts for the child’s emotional, mental and physical well-being.

The hospital is home to the fastest-growing kids-only emergency department in Ontario, one of Canada’s most advanced neonatal intensive care units, and a range of programs and clinics with unique expertise in a number of areas including children’s cancer, digestive diseases, and mental health.

How to Get Here

From Toronto

  • Take the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEQ) to Highway 403 West (to Hamilton).
  • Exit Hwy 403 at Main Street West. At the top of the hill, turn left onto Main Street West.
  • Continue along Main Street West for several blocks.
  • Turn right into the hospital's driveway and follow signs to parking facilities.

From Brantford

  • Take Highway 403 East (to Hamilton). Exit Hwy 403 at Aberdeen Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Longwood Avenue (first set of lights).
  • Turn left onto Main Street West. Continue along Main Street West for several blocks.
  • Turn right into the hospital's driveway and follow signs to parking facilities.

Public Transit

Several Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) bus routes services this area, including the 10 – B-Line and 1A - King which stop outside the hospital (Main at Emerson), and the 5 – Delaware and 51 – University which travel through McMaster University with stops close to the hospital entrance.
For information on Bus Routes and Schedules please visit https://www.hamilton.ca/hsr-bus-schedules-fares/schedule-routes-maps.