Hamilton Civic Museums

Griffin House National Historic Site

All Hamilton Civic Museums, except Whitehern Historic House & Garden and the Hamilton Children’s Museum, are open to the public offering modified programming. Admission tickets must be obtained in advance online (see "Buy Online" link) and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Visitors reserving tickets through the Library Pass program are required to present their admission ticket and library card upon arrival. Guests must adhere to social distancing guidelines and the use of facemasks is required. High-touch areas are frequently disinfected and hand sanitizer is available throughout your visit.

All sites are accepting venue rental bookings based on availability and in compliance with current Provincial social distancing and other COVID-19 related guidelines at the time. Tourism Industry Association of Ontario's SafeTravels Stamp

Hamilton Civic Museums have been awarded a #SafeTravels Stamp, which is recognized globally for adopting proper, standardized health and hygiene protocols.

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 $190 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