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Dundurn Castle

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3H1, Canada
+1 905-546-2872
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Never the same tour twice.

I have been to Dundurn castle at least 6 times. Each time I have toured, I've learned new things as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
3deemari
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Hamilton, Canada
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A must-see

Finally got a chance to go to Dundurn Castle and took the guided tour. The tour was great and our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JacquelineTodd
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • 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 via mobile

I have been to Dundurn castle at least 6 times. Each time I have toured, I've learned new things as the tours are different each time. The grounds are stunning. The price is very reasonable The only critique I have is that it's very fast...More

Thank 3deemari
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally got a chance to go to Dundurn Castle and took the guided tour. The tour was great and our guide was excellent. We got a little history lesson while enjoying a look around the house.

Thank JacquelineTodd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a visit to the Dundurn Castle. The castle was beautiful to look at and the guides were very informative. They were friendly and answered all our questions and they made you feel welcome. The tour also included the Military museum which was...More

Thank 1Love2Travel789
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not pay to enter the house, but I enjoyed a great walk on the grounds of the property which are free for anyone to enter. Very beautiful place.

Thank joakimebbe
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is for the history buffs. It represents the décor and housing for Sir Allan MacNab back in the 1800's. .

Thank oldturkey2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I went for a tour of Dundurn Castle! We both loved it and it is definitely worth a visit. If you have watched the PBS series Downton Abbey - this will be especially hit a high note! The castle had so many...More

Thank wdziurzynski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting look into Canadian history. We enjoyed our guided tour, and found the property to be quite interesting. Worthwhile stop, 1-2 hours.

Thank TravelCat313
FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Dundurn Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most interesting aspect about this grand old home is that it is very Canadian. It was the home of an important Ontario politician and business person and displays many of the ways that a wealthy family lived in the per-Confederation era. Well worth a...More

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

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this through an on-line search and so glad we did. It's an amazing house and Alex was an excellent tour guide. He gave us so much infirmation!!! It's well worth the cost!!!

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

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always like going to Dundurn Castle. We just spent time at the castle this past weekend for Dundurn's 50th anniversary of it's opening as a museum. They have some new displays and as always the staff was wonderful. The historic garden was open to...More

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

Thank you for your review! Our next event is our annual Canada Day Military Tattoo on July 1, taking place on the front lawn of Dundurn Castle starting at 5pm. On July 2, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm admission to Dundurn Castle and Hamilton Military Museum...More

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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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