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.
Location & hours
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.
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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
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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