Things to do in Hamilton and Dundas

Explore Dundurn Castle

Address: 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton ON L8R 3E7
Hours: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Tuesday - Sunday

Dundurn Castle, a 1,700 square metre mansion, was built in the 1930 over three years.
The City of Hamilton purchased Dundurn Castle in 1900 and since then it has been open to the public. It is now also designated as a National Historic Site of Canada. The Hamilton Military Museum is housed in an outbuilding on the grounds and is open by appointment.

The Hamilton Farmers' Market

Address: 35 York Blvd., Hamilton, ON L8R 3K1
Telephone: (905) 546-2096
Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm (Friday), 7:00 am - 5:00 pm (Saturday)

The Hamilton Farmers' Market dates back to 1837. It is an indoor market that features local produce and freshly prepared food from over 70 vendors.


The Niagara Escarpment is home to more than 100 waterfalls, many of which can be accessed through the Bruce Trail. A few of the best known waterfalls are:

  • Albion Falls (19 metres) -
  • Tiffany Falls (21 metres) -
  • Devil's Punch Bowl (Lower Falls: 5.5 metres; Upper Falls: 33.8 metres) -
  • Webster's Falls (22 metres) -

Art Gallery of Hamilton

Address: 123 King St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 4S8
Hours: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm (Friday), 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Saturday)

The Art Gallery of Hamilton is one of the oldest public art galleries in Canada. It is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Hamilton. In addition to a permanent collection of historical Canadian contemporary and European art, there are rotating exhibits throughout the year.
Susan Moyal