Burlington Heights where Dundurn Castle and The Hamilton Military Museum now stand was occupied by the British military from 1813 until 1815. Blood Ties to a Gentle Landscape tells the story of the people who lived on and around Burlington Heights during the War of 1812. Located on the main floor, this exhibit showcases the historical figures of this area through documentary evidence, period artifacts as well as stories passed down from one generation to the next by their descendants. On the second floor explore the exhibit Hamilton and Scourge – Sunken Sunset, view a film in our theatre space, experience life as a soldier in our Discovery Gallery and celebrate your family history in our Genealogy Gallery. While on site, don’t forget to visit the First World War exhibit located in the Coach House Gallery. There is something for everyone, including games for children.
610 York Blvd.
Hamilton, ON L8R 3H1
Open year round Tuesday to Sunday 12 - 4 pm
Closed Mondays, Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day