Hamilton Civic Museums

Griffin House National Historic Site

 Hamilton Civic Museums will remain closed until further notice. Check back for more details and updates.

Visit this preserved early 19th century home, set on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful Dundas Valley. Explore the history of Enerals Griffin and other early Black settlers, and enjoy a walk along nearby trails.

There is no cost to visit Griffin House.

The museum is only partially wheelchair accessible. Call for more details.

We are located at:
733 Mineral Springs Rd, Dundas, Ontario L9H 5E3
Phone: 905-648-8144
Email: [email protected]

Paid parking available at the nearby Hermitage. Limited accessible-only parking at Griffin House.

Griffin House is open from July through September.

  • Sundays only from 1 to 4 pm
  • Open for Doors Open weekend

The purchase of a $200 permit is required for all outdoor photography involving 10 or more people. Please call the museum to book your time.

Weddings at Dundurn

Field Trips - Teachers

Take a virtual tour

Social Gatherings - Rentals

Birthday Parties

Corporate Rentals

Group Tours

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Events at Griffin House

We host a variety of events, workshops and exhibitions at Griffin House throughout the year. No two trips are ever the same! View all Hamilton Civic Museums Events