Hosting Events

Gatherings and Social Functions

Hamilton Civic Museums Update

  • Dundurn National Historic Site, The Hamilton Military Museum, Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology, Whitehern Historic House, and Fieldcote Museum are open to the public.
  • Battlefield House, Hamilton Children's Museum, and Griffin House are closed to the public to accommodate ongoing construction projects.
  • Rental venues are available at all sites. Capacities in keeping with COVID guidelines will be conveyed at time of inquiry.

The City of Hamilton owns and operates nationally renowned heritage sites featuring unique indoor rental venues that range in style from the early 1800s to modern day.

  • A Coach House on the estate of Canada’s pre-confederation Prime Minister
  • A former Stable converted to a cottage-style retreat in the very heart of the city
  • A modern Cellar beneath an 1818 family homestead
  • An 1859 Woodshed with old-growth wooden beams and gracefully-arching trusses
  • One of the finest examples of stone architecture in Ancaster built in 1871

Expansive green spaces, tended gardens and captivating landscapes offer tranquil settings for outdoor gatherings and family picnics.

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Booking information

  • All venues and programs are subject to availability.
  • Rates include all applicable taxes and are subject to change without notice.
  • Catering services are the responsibility of the client.
  • Confirmation of booking and payment policies differ from site to site; inquire when you book.
  • All functions must be compliant with the Municipal Alcohol Policy
  • Some museums are only partially wheelchair accessible; call for more details.