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Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1C5, Canada
+1 905-634-3556
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Piece of History in Burlington

Unfortunately, the museum is temporarily closed. The museum is next to the Joseph Brant Hospital... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Judy C
School visit

A very nice place to go on a school tour or even with friends to learn about our early Settlers... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Steve C
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  • Very good55%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
4 Jan 2017
“Was fascinated by the signed poster of Lena Horne that was being exihibited”
18 May 2017
“Piece of History in Burlington”
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1240 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, Ontario L7S 1C5, Canada
+1 905-634-3556
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Unfortunately, the museum is temporarily closed. The museum is next to the Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A very nice place to go on a school tour or even with friends to learn about our early Settlers. Not expensive.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was surprised enough by that poster that I actually ambushed the curator in his office to ask for an explanation - seems Burlington used to be a major train stop and she had appeared in one of the local hotels. The museum is small...More

Thank VisitorBermuda
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is a great little Museum and full of interesting local Burlington and aboriginal lore. The clothes and doll collection are specialties here. Joseph Brant was a formidable person and had a huge effect on the development of Burlington. The house is well kept and...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The museum is rather small, but is well focussed with excellent displays which are changed on a regular basis. Never seems to be too busy, but staff most helpful.

Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 23 August 2015

An excellent small museum with many generations and vast eras of items on display. 2 storeys of displays and changed often to keep things fresh

Thank canadian_investor
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I appreciate the information on historical development in Burlington. The artifacts are interesting, especially the surveying equipment, which I find intriguing to look at and to photo (I don't use flash). The number of artifacts, however, pale in comparison to other local museums, such as,...More

Thank ThYeung
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Lived in Burlington many years loved going to the Museum. I t was always interesting to see the history of a town I spent almost 20 years living in.

Thank amystical1
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Interesting local museum with eclectic exhibits of historic items and information in particular about Joseph Brant a war chief of the six nations and British military caption who lived in Burlington in late 1700s. The staff were friendly and answered questions.

Thank ExplorerBristol
Reviewed 4 March 2014

A replica of the house built by native chief Tyendinaga and later used as a hospital on the Burlington waterfront. Worth a visit especially on Joseph Brant day - the first Monday of August every year. The specter appears occasionally in the upper window so...More

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My name is Carl Edward Brant III, I have been trying to trace my roots back to CHIEF JOSEPH BRANT along with finding out how to go about doing DNA testing to find my percentage of NATIVE blood. I have been working on this for over 20 years and keep getting nowhere. I never knew that the museum even existed until my sister and her husband went to a hockey game in Canada (I'm from Pennsylvania) and my sister told her husband to follow all the road signs with Indian names and it led them to the CHIEF JOSEPH BRANT museum. Any information on the family tree and DNA testing would be greatly appreciated. I will be seeking tribal exceptance as well so if there is any information on how to get tribal exceptance that information would be much appreciated as well. Thank you for your time and any information.
1 December 2016|
Response from CarlBrant |
CHIEF JOSEPH BRANT'S head dress was also in our family for a while and it has disappeared along with anything else that belonged to him that my living family had possession of to include a Journal.