Best Landmark in Hamilton, ON

Handpicked Top 3 Landmarks in Hamilton. How do we actually find the most highly rated landmark? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

DUNDURN CASTLE

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON L8R 3E7

Since 1832

Historical Building, House, Castle, Museum, Historic Sites, Gas Lighting and Running Water, Guided Tour, Artifacts, Uniforms, Medals, Weapons, Photographs and Military Memorabilia, Hamilton Military Museum, Outdoor Events, Garden & Tourist Attraction

Free Admission: Children five years old or younger - The 18,000-square-foot (1,700 m2) house took three years and $175,000 to build - Discover this 40-room Italianate-style villa

Price: $11.50 Adults 18 - 59, $9.50 Seniors 60 and Above, $9.50 Students 13 - 17, $6 Children 6 - 12 & $30 Family (Two Adults and Unlimited Dependent Children Under 18 Years Old)

dundurn@hamilton.ca

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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 4:00 pm Mon Closed

Have visited the castle years ago but heard that it had major renovations so my wife and I visited it during a special day at Dundurn Park, where the castle is located. Usually close to $10 for seniors for admission, it was free, sort of like a grand reopening. The guides were very good and we walked away knowing about Sir Allan MacNab and his family. One of his daughters had 10 children after she left to get married in England.
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WHITEHERN HISTORIC HOUSE & GARDEN

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 1L3

Since 1850

Museum, Historic House Museum, Landmark, Historical Places, Events, Workshops, Exhibitions, Wedding, Field Trips, Virtual Tour, Social Gatherings, Rentals, Birthday Parties, Group Tours & Corporate Rentals

Free Admission: Infants five years old or younger - Discover one of the finest examples of an intact historic home in Canada during a guided tour with a costumed interpreter

Price: $7 Adults 18 - 59, $6 Seniors 60 and Above, $6 Students 13 - 17, $5 Children 6 - 12 & $20 Family (Two Adults and Unlimited Dependent Children Under 18 Years Old)

whitehern@hamilton.ca

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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Mon Closed

We are on a museum tour of the area and this stop is permanently on our return list. The entire home from walls to tooth brushes are period and from the family who lived here. Make sure you pay for enough parking. Some say it's an hour but we were there for 90 minutes at least which included a walk of the grounds. Also, enter up the main stairs through the front door. Ring the door bell. Be patient, with limited staff they just might be at the far side of the building.
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HAMILTON CITY HALL

71 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5

Since 1960

City Hall, Landmark, Historical Buildings, Historical Places, Architectural Buildings & Heritage Structure

It is an 8-storey building (34.0 m), located at the corner of Main Street West and Bay Street South, across the street from the Ronald V. Joyce Centre - This international style of architecture was designed by architect Stanley Roscoe

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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Sat & Sun Closed

I was impressed by the unique design of this building. Its sharp edges, colourful mosaic tiles, and iconic clock make it a great Hamilton landmark. The surrounding grounds contain a rich assortment of sculptures. I also enjoyed the gardens and water fountain, makes for a really peaceful place to stop and relax.
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