77 King St. West (map)
P.O. Box 66561
Stoney Creek, Ontario L8G 5E5
- $7.00 Adults (18-59)
- $6.00 Senior (60+)
- $6.00 Student * (13-17)
- $5.00 Child (6-12)
- FREE Infant (5 and under)
- $20.00 Family **
* Student = 13-17 or with valid student ID
** Family = two adults and dependant
children under 18
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Hours of Operation
Year Round: Tuesday to Sunday: 12 - 4 pm
(Closed Mondays, Good Friday, Canada Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day)
Depending on availability, we will gladly open outside of regular hours for pre-booked groups.
Events, Workshops and Exhibitions
Offering over 100 annual festivals, events, workshops and exhibitions, Hamilton Civic Museums provide hours of entertainment for the entire family.
Educational and Community Programming
All Hamilton Civic Museums offer programs suitable for elementary school students, secondary school students, and community groups such as Scouts and Guides. If you would like a detailed outline of any of our programs, or if you require a customized program for your group, contact the individual museum directly.
Weddings, Parties and Celebrations
Corporate Rentals and Group Tours
War of 1812 Bicentennial
The 2012-2014 Bicentennial of the War of 1812 will mark the 200th anniversary of significant military activity in Hamilton. The City will mark the War of 1812 Bicentennial with commemorative events and activities. Visit this site often for event information.
Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek Every year in June, Battlefield House Museum and Park is the site of the annual military re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek. The Re-enactment event is held every year on the first weekend in June. Festivals and Events Ontario awarded the Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek the distinction of being one of the top 100 events in Ontario.
Take a virtual tour of the War of 1812
History of Battlefield House & Park
The Battlefield House (Gage Homestead), built in 1796, captures the way of life during the early 19th century. The Gages worked the land with their ten children and became a strong voice in the hamlet of Stoney Creek. During the War of 1812, the family fled to the cellar as the Battle of Stoney Creek raged outside. The British victory at the Battle of Stoney Creek was crucial in preventing the Americans from seizing Upper Canada. The Battlefield Monument stands as a symbol of peace and commemorates those soldiers who died on June 6, 1813.
Nestled under the Niagara Escarpment, this historic site is located on 32 acres of park land linked to the Bruce Trail, Canada's oldest and longest footpath. Learn more about the history of the site, including Gage House, Nash-Jackson House and the Battlefield Monument by visiting the Friends of Battlefield House website.