Categories: Arts & Culture, Bucket List, Family Fun, Museums, Outdoor Adventure

Westfield Heritage village

Unplug and slow down with the family at this living history museum in rural Hamilton.

Costumed interpreters help bring early Canadian culture to life as they lead demonstrations on everything from blacksmithing to bread-making across 35 carefully restored historic buildings.


  • Climb aboard and explore a vintage train, always a hit with young visitors
  • Sample sweet candies and other treats from the old fashioned General Store
  • The 130-hectare site is bordered by beautiful woodlands, meadows and trails, perfect peaceful hikes
  • Open Sundays and holidays from April to October, and special events from March to December
  • Favourite annual events here include magical holiday programming the Maple Syrup (winter) and Ice Cream (summer) festivals as well as the award-winning Telling Tales Festival

Westfield Heritage Village

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