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 $185 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
Join us to celebrate Emancipation Day and discover how Enerals Griffin and his family, among the first African-American settlers in Ancaster, lived
An Evening with Lawrence Hill
Join internationally renowned author Lawrence Hill as he speaks about "Faction: Merging History and Fiction in The Book of Negroes and The Illegal"
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