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Dundurn Castle

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3H1, Canada
+1 905-546-2872
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castle tour

So had a great tour guide who made the tour very interesting. I went with my elderly mother and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim M
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Ontario, Canada
sunny or rainy afternoon destination

IMHO Hamiltons best historical attraction. Great views over the Harbour and a very realistic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GreatLakesroadster
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Hamilton, Canada
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Experience a guided tour of this 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830's on Burlington Heights; the former site of a fortified military encampment established by the British in 1813.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3H1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So had a great tour guide who made the tour very interesting. I went with my elderly mother and sister , my mother used a walker . I did call ahead and ask about accessibility they said there was accessible washrooms and there were parts...More

1  Thank Kim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

IMHO Hamiltons best historical attraction. Great views over the Harbour and a very realistic recreation of the home as it was when occupied by the Upper Canada Governor. Go near Xmas for candle-lit atmosphere.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dundurn Castle is always a great place to go at Christmas. The decorations are lovely and it is interesting to hear about the life at this grand home . The tour guides are always very knowledgeable and tours are available in different languages. I like...More

Thank melodie r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place twice, and both times it was very special. The second time we went, we went on te Kitchen Garden Tour. It is amazing how they made this so interesting and the hour long tour flew by. And that's just the garden....More

1  Thank TimHtrvrllr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guided tour of 45 minutes to one hour visiting this historical site. A castle that was built in 1830 and lived by the family McNab. The tour guides was great explaining the history behind the place and the family tree who lived there. It is...More

1  Thank geeko30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dundrun castle is something worth seeing in Hamilton. Its an affordable and great for all audiences. I highly recommend. The free tour takes about an hour and they give you time for pictures. Highly encourage going on the tour because they are very informative and...More

2  Thank natashaangeline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've not toured "The Castle" for a number of years and was drawn back to it recently when my SIL visited Hamilton, citing this as one of the places she most wanted to visit in the city. I'm a little abashed that the manor didn't...More

1  Thank Giulietta519
FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Dundurn Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Although we want our reviews and feedback to be positive we cannot grow and fix our mistakes without hearing some of the negative. So while certainly not the review we want, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write it. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I were going to Hamilton from Toronto for a day trip. Originally we were only going to visit the HMCS Haida. Then I found this on TripAdvisor and suggested Togo. We bought our tickets in advance. We went to the ticket part...More

2  Thank Choco_robba
FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Dundurn Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when we arrived there, it already closed, and it required fee for admission. we just took picture for it's outlook, but not so beautiful as other castle.More

1  Thank ELKW
FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Dundurn Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 12pm to 4pm. There is an admission if you wanted to visit Dundurn Castle but with admission you also get complimentary admission to the Hamilton Military Museum which is located in Dundurn...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plan on spending at least an hour. There is a museum of WWI memorabilia that you can walk thru on your own. The Estate is toured with a staff member who is dressed in period clothing taking approx 30 minutes. The 'house/castle' is very well...More

3  Thank JellyBean88
FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Dundurn Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!

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S R
2 April 2017|
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Response from FrancaHicks | Property representative |
We only offer guided tours. Tours begin every 20-30 minutes from the gift shop and the clerk will put you on the first available one when you arrive. If you are looking for a self guided experience we do have some special... More
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gordonmartin5
3 October 2016|
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Response from JAYinLosAngeles | Reviewed this property |
Tickets approx $12 per person, student & senior discounts are available 6-12 $6, 5 and under are free !!
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Debbie P
12 August 2016|
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Response from FrancaHicks | Property representative |
Hello, No you do not have to book ahead for a tour. All our tours of Dundurn Castle are guided, tours leave the gift shop every 20-30 minutes and last approximately 45minutes to 1 hour. We are open to the public Tuesday to... More
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