Hours of OperationLabour Day to June 30:
Tuesday to Sunday: 12 - 4 pm
July 1 to Labour Day: Tuesday to Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm
(Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day)
Depending on availability, we will gladly open outside of regular hours for pre-booked groups.
|Student * (13-17)
|Infant (5 and under)
* Student = 13-17 or with valid student ID
** Family = two adults and dependant
children under 18
Receive free admission when you buy
a regular full-price admission to
Dundurn National Historic Site.
Discover Canadian military history at The Hamilton Military Museum!
The Hamilton Military Museum is housed in battery lodge, the former gate house of Sir Allan MacNab. At the museum investigate the War of 1812, the Rebellion of 1837–38, the Boer War and World War I.
- A medals display
- Our hands on discovery gallery which includes music, books, and other family friendly activities
- Something for everyone, including games for children.
Description of the museum collection
*The museum is currently under renovation in preparation of our upcoming exhibit Blood Ties to a Gentle Landscape opening late February 2014. Some galleries may be closed or under transition.
The Gallery at Dundurn located on the main floor of the Coach House will feature the Hamilton Military Museum’s World War One exhibit featuring different artifacts from its collection free of charge.
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.
Children's Birthday Parties
Hamilton Civic Museums offers a wide variety of children's birthday party packages. Birthday parties are very popular and space is limited. Please book early to avoid disappointment.
Hamilton Civic Museums offers a wide variety of group tour and day-trip packages featuring our sites as well as several of our local partners.
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.