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Dundurn Castle

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Guide was very knowledgeable and informative. Details of every room of castle were provided... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
work2travel991
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Dundurn Castle, to most of us is just that. An opulent example of how some managed to live way back... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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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610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3H1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Guide was very knowledgeable and informative. Details of every room of castle were provided. Interesting artifacts and local history. Not crowded and had a nice gift shop.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Dundurn Castle, to most of us is just that. An opulent example of how some managed to live way back when. A tour of this fine abode is well worth the time when you consider this was built well before electricity or running water. Christmas...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’d like to step back in time — around two hundred years old, then Dundurn castle is your place to visit. If you’ve read Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood, you’d know where you are. Although in the series, the house where Grace Mark first...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time visiting the Home/Castle. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, the home is beautiful and is a must to see while in Hamilton. Totally worth the trip . Thank you to the staff

Thank Evelyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This estate is a a must see and a gem for the city of Hamilton. Driving along the street where this estate is located is very beautiful. Beautiful lighting and plantings grace the streets in front of this grand estate. I’m touring this beautiful home...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This 'castle/home/ was very interesting but what really added to the tour was the knowledge and extra information provided by our guide, Jennifer. The only negative of our visit was the large size of our tour group. There were 17 being guided by Jennifer. And...More

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large, gorgeous mansion/villa that sits on lovely landscaped grounds and is filled with so much history. We really enjoyed our visit. It was great to see it again and to know that it is well maintained. I grew up in Hamilton so this used to...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide, Alex, was excellent. His powerful voice and knowledge made the tour most enjoyable. The kitchen and garden staff were also a pleasure to meet. Thank you all.

Thank William S
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Took my two daughter here. Great tour, lots of history about the house and owners . My kids are older so they enjoyed it but if I had grandkids it would be struggle , not much for them to do

Thank timokefoto
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful house with a tour guide full of information about the people who lived in The house and the servants living downstairs. Lots of rooms to visit and can take photos. If you like Downton Abbey you will love this tour.

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yourfavgirl s
July 29, 2018|
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Response from FrancaHicks | Property representative |
You do not have to pre purchase your tickets. Just visit during the open hours which is Tuesday to Sunday from 12pm to 4pm and the gift shop clerk will place you on the first available guided tour.
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blurryeyedplanner46
July 10, 2018|
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Response from FrancaHicks | Property representative |
Hello, The 2 acres Kitchen Garden is open Tuesday to Sunday from 12pm to 4pm until the end of September. The only day it is closed is Mondays. The site offers free garden tours on Saturdays and Sundays at 1230pm and 2pm... More
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lindalmccutcheon
June 14, 2018|
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$11.50 per adult, $9.50 per senior and student, $6.00 per child. Children 6 and under are free.
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