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Dundurn National Historic Site

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610 York Blvd, Hamilton

Overview
The Dundurn National Historic Site is a notable attraction located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. It is a historic neoclassical man...
The Dundurn National Historic Site is a notable attraction located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. It is a historic neoclassical mansion known as Dundurn Castle, situated on York Boulevard.

Dundurn Castle is set within a picturesque 13-hectare estate overlooking Burlington Bay. The associated buildings and structures are surrounded by park-like grounds and offer visitors a glimpse into the early 19th-century estate of the MacNab family.

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HIGHLIGHTS
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- Visitors to Dundurn National Historic Site can experience guided tours of the 40-room Italianate-style villa and explore different areas of the estate, including the beautifully maintained Kitchen Garden. A costumed interpreter will give you a personalized tour of this 40-room estate built in the 1830s.

- The Kitchen Garden, which spans two acres, showcases cultivation techniques and tools used in the 1850s. Costumed interpreters use 19th Century tools to grow food for Dundurn's kitchen. Hands-on workshops let visitors harvest food for use in historic recipes in the castle's kitchen

- Throughout the year, Dundurn Castle and its grounds host various events and programs, including garden tours and Christmas programming.

-These events provide visitors with immersive and engaging experiences that highlight the historical significance and beauty of the site.

- The castle is open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., and it takes at least 2 hours to explore. Visitors are advised to make appropriate planning

- On the premises of Dundurn Castle is the Hamilton Military Museum. Images and artifacts from various battles, such as the War of 1812, the 1837 Rebellions, the Boer War, World War I, and World War II, are depicted in educational exhibits.

- The Castle Shop is located in Dundurn Castle's coach house, is your destination for beautiful Canadian handmade souvenirs and gifts.

- The garden is only open from May to October, even though the castle is open all year. Free tours of the garden are available during the summer months of July and August.

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES
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- Birthday parties are very popular and space is limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. Decorating varies from site to site, please inquire at the time of booking.

- Carpet Bag of Fun: Celebrate your birthday at Dundurn Castle with Victorian games and pastimes, just as sisters Sophia and Minnie MacNab may have done. (Ages 4-7 yrs)

- Skullduggery Theme: Come and celebrate your birthday at Dundurn Castle by imagining what life was like for 19th century children employed in a large estate. (Ages 7-12yrs)

- Garden Party: During the summer months Dundurn Castle offers a Garden Party package. (Ages 7+yrs)
Pricing & Offers

General Admissions

Adult (18 to 59 years)

CAD 14.75

Seniors and students

CAD 12.75

Child (6 to 12 years)

CAD 9

Infant (5 yrs or younger)

CAD 0

Family ((2 adults & unltd. dpdt. children)

CAD 0

Birthday Party Packages

Each Additional child & Adult will have an additional fee

Carpet Bag of Fun ((10 Kids, 2 Adults, 2 hrs ))

CAD 210

Skullduggery Theme ((10 Kids, 2 Adults, 3hrs ))

CAD 225

Garden Party ((10 Kids, 2 Adults, 3hrs ))

CAD 225

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Pricing & Offers

General Admissions

Adult (18 to 59 years)

CAD 14.75

Seniors and students

CAD 12.75

Child (6 to 12 years)

CAD 9

Infant (5 yrs or younger)

CAD 0

Family ((2 adults & unltd. dpdt. children)

CAD 0

Birthday Party Packages

Each Additional child & Adult will have an additional fee

Carpet Bag of Fun ((10 Kids, 2 Adults, 2 hrs ))

CAD 210

Skullduggery Theme ((10 Kids, 2 Adults, 3hrs ))

CAD 225

Garden Party ((10 Kids, 2 Adults, 3hrs ))

CAD 225

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