History buffs, get excited. Hamilton’s famed heritage site Dundurn Castle has officially reopened its door for public access; albeit, with some strict new guidelines and procedures in place in the interest of safety amid COVID-19.
As of July 15th, local heritage spots like Dundurn Castle, the Historic Kitchen Garden, the Hamilton Military Museum, and the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology have all resumed public operations with modified programming from Wednesday to Sunday each week.
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Dundurn Castle, the Hamilton Military Museum, the Dundurn Kitchen Garden and the Castle Gift Shop are re-opening on Wednesday, July 15! We will be open Wednesdays to Sundays from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Tickets for tours of the Castle must be pre-purchased online. Tours of the Hamilton Military Museum and Kitchen Garden are self-guided. To purchase tickets for a tour of Dundurn Castle, visit our website (link in bio). #DundurnCastle #HamiltonMilitaryMuseum #DundurnGarden #HamOntMuseums
Under these new safety guidelines, all tickets must be booked in advance online for admission to Dundurn Castle events, and patrons are required maintain proper physical distancing and wear a mask or face covering for the duration of their visit.
Each tour will be limited to 10 people, including tour guides. Hand sanitizer will also be available onsite, and high-touch areas such as washrooms will be thoroughly disinfected after each group’s visit.
Tours of the Castle will be held each week from Wednesday to Sunday between 12 pm and 4 pm. What are typically guided tours available for the Kitchen Garden and Hamilton Military Museum are currently self-guided.
To learn more and book your tour tickets for Dundurn Castle, check out the City of Hamilton website.
Lead image courtesy of @dundurn_castle