Burlington Heights, where Dundurn stands today, was occupied by the British military from 1813 -1815. Housed in Battery Lodge, the museum tells the story of the people who lived in the area during the War of 1812. Blood Ties to a Gentle Landscape showcases the historical figures of this area through documentary evidence, period artifacts, and stories passed down through generations. Explore the Hamilton and Scourge – Sunken Sunset exhibit, view a film, and experience life as a soldier in our Discovery Gallery. Through artifacts and images the First World War exhibit located in The Coach House reveals the impact the war had on those who fought.
Visit Hamilton’s other great museums:
Battlefield House Museum & Park National Historic Site
Dundurn National Historic Site
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
Griffin House National Historic Site
Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology National Historic Site
Whitehern Historic House & Garden National Historic Site