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Whitehern Historic House and Garden

41 Jackson St W | Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1L3, Canada
+1 905-546-2018
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A walk in history

As a child my aunt and uncle were the custodians ,who lived in the back of the house in the... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
331jack
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Hamilton, Canada
Back To Yesteryear

Step through the front door and you are immediately transported back to the 1800's. Beautifully... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
charyn989
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Hamilton, Canada
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41 Jackson St W | Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1L3, Canada
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

As a child my aunt and uncle were the custodians ,who lived in the back of the house in the 1970,s . So I have so many great memories here it is beautiful home of a prominent family of the time .

Thank 331jack
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Step through the front door and you are immediately transported back to the 1800's. Beautifully restored and rich with history.

Thank charyn989
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stumbled upon this house and having no idea about Canadian/ Hamilton history, we were fascinated with this near perfect snapshot of a slice of history. Our guide was well informed and friendly and made the house come alive. If you like a walk through...More

Thank M-B W
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Really lovely house that looks especially beautiful in Christmas. It's a different experience than Dundurn castle; more intimate in size and feeling and very interesting how it was in the hands of the same family for over a hundred years. I first visited Whitehern on...More

Thank MeaghanEdwards
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had a tour with friends from out of town. It was a very enjoyable and educational experience. Our tour guide was excellent and the tour lasted much longer than expected. The history of the house and family was fascinating. It was a very pleasant way...More

Thank jubeAncaster
Reviewed 7 September 2016

A very good tour guide and interesting family history of the economic development of Hamilton and the families issues like any other family

Thank c g
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The house is perfectly preserved in the style of the 1930s. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the family that lived in the house. The gardens were beautiful and peaceful. It is a great escape from city life.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great staff and tour guides with interesting stories about this haunted house. Amazing grounds to walk as well.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I just had my tea party themed bridal shower at Whitehern in the Stable but it was honestly so perfect! They supply all the tea cups and saucers, tables, chairs, linens and all the dishes! They were so kind and helpful during the whole planning...More

2  Thank megandostilio
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Was trying to visit another attraction that was disappointingly closed when tripadvisor suggested this nearby place. We we very happy that we found it! We had a very nice, long and engaged tour of the house by an enthusiastic guide. I have toured quite a...More

Thank MDC59
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Claire V
Is house wheelchair accessable & Are there handicapped washrooms?
17 February 2017|
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Response from c g | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember it being wheelchair accessible
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Hartoni A
Any fee to get in?
20 December 2016|
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Response from c g | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was by I cannot remember how much
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