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.
Location & hours
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.
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 Museum Events
Doors Open: Griffin House National Historic Site
Enjoy a guided tour of this rare example of residential vernacular architecture built in the 1820s, and representative of Black history in Hamilton
Curator Site Tours of Griffin House & Fieldcote Memorial Park
Enjoy a curator led tour of Griffin House and Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum’s current exhibit “Stories from the Edge”.
Live History Shows: An Interactive Escape Room
Discover secrets, find clues and interact with costumed actors. Explore history in a new way with “A Knock at the Door”.
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