Hamilton Civic Museums

Griffin House National Historic Site

The City of Hamilton is in the GREY - LOCKDOWN category within the Provincial COVID-19 Response Framework. 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