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Hamilton Military Museum

610 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 3R1, Canada
+1 905-546-2872
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Included in the admission price for Dundurn Castle is a visit to the Hamilton Military Museum... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
KathleenR_28
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Port Dover, Canada
Small but interesting

Entry to this museum is included with the admission to Dundurn Castle. It is small but very... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Dine_with_8
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Ontario, Canada
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Explore 3 exhibits at the Hamilton Military Museum. Bloodties to A Gentle Landscape tells the story of the War of 1812 and the stories of key Hamilton figures through the eyes of their descendants. The Hamilton and Scourge tells the story of the only 2 complete 1812 warships in the world. The First World War tells the story of World War One and its impact on Hamilton.
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610 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 3R1, Canada
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Included in the admission price for Dundurn Castle is a visit to the Hamilton Military Museum, which is just a few meters away from the castle itself. The building is small and the friendly person at the front desk efficiently checked out our tickets. We...More

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FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Hamilton Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your Review!

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Entry to this museum is included with the admission to Dundurn Castle. It is small but very informative; with photos, artifacts and information on local military history and costumes to try on. It also has a great video and photos of two old sunken schooners...More

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FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Hamilton Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you for your review! Remember to visit again in May when the Military Museum opens its new exhibit in the coach house gallery.

Reviewed 8 December 2016

The museum is on the Dundurn castle property. I would suggest doing both as the military museum admission is included in the castle price. We had come to the castle a few months ago but the museum closed right after our tour had finished; they...More

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FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Hamilton Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 25 April 2016

Very small museum with not many exhibits. The staff member was the best time there. We went to the Dundurn Castle and our tickets to this Military Museum were free...thank goodness. I would have been disappointed if I had to pay!More

Thank Amanda M
FrancaHicks, Curatorial Program Assistant at Hamilton Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Thank you for your review. Admission to the Hamilton Military Museum is complimentary with admission to Dundurn Castle. When visitors choose to visit this museum on its own admission is only $4.00 per adult and $3.00 per child. I'm sorry that you would have been...More

Reviewed 15 October 2015

Originally the area in the 1830s was known as Burlington Heights; and was the former site of a fortified military encampment established by the British in 1813. This occurred at the time the British colonies of Canada were embroiled in the War of 1812, pitted...More

Thank Bill Z
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Quite a good insight into the wars between the British/Canadians and the US. Part of Dundurn castle, same ticket gets you admission.

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 10 August 2015

The admission is included as part of the Dundurn Castle tour. It is a nice little museum that primarily focuses on the War of 1812. On the main floor you have the opportunity to try on period outfits, which make for some interesting photos. It's...More

Thank GMann003
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

This is included with your admission to the castle. What a great little museum. Downstairs you have the opportunity to try on outfits if the time period. Upstairs, there is an interactive kids area that is quite fun to use if there isn't any kids...More

Thank Tara P
Reviewed 28 May 2015

A history of the 1812 war against the U S A, video interpretations, lots of actual items of the period, lots of activities for children including dressing up clothes. In an adjacent building an exhibition of first world war items and history. Recommended.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 28 December 2014

I had a few minutes to wait until my tour of Dundurn Castle & with free admission to the Military Museum included with my admission to Dundurn Castle, decided to head over to the Military museum & have a quick look. The Military museum is...More

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