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Whitehern Historic House and Garden

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Address: 41 Jackson St W | Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1L3, Canada
Phone Number: 905-546-2018
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An Oasis of History in the Modern City

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Dave D
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank Mike M
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 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 process! I would highly recommend Whitehern. Such a unique space, I want to go back... More 

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Thank megandostilio
Regina, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 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 few estate houses or England it it was very nice to contrast what was occurring... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I finally visited Whitehern after years thinking I must see it and it was a wonderful experience. It was like stepping into the past of the end of the 19th century and start of the 20th. I was lucky that I was the only one there at the time and had a one on one with the very knowledgeable and... More 

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Thank jtait3
Hamilton, Canada
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Quaint little garden in the middle of a bustling city center. Gorgeous gardens and landscaping. I had my Engagement photo shoot done here and the pictures were beautiful.

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Thank Shannon B
Windsor, Canada
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This is such a charming piece of Hamilton history. A friend and I recently went on a tour of the house, not knowing what to expect. We both enjoy Canadian history, so what better way to enjoy it than in our own backyard? The guide was incredibly informative, and friendly. She had immense knowledge of the house, and it's history,... More 

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Thank Katie S
Hamilton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We went on a school trip with our son..it was Christmas time and the house was becorated and looked beautiful..we also went on a ghost walk and they house has ghostyooooos

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Thank hamiltonspencer
Hamilton, Canada
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28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

If you're like me and you're a big fan of Anne of Green Gables, this is one of the places that was used in the movie (Morgan Harris' Boston home). Lots of history, great tour guides and beautiful place. Recommend visiting!

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Thank KasiaL1
Hamilton, Canada
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I absolutely loved my tour of the McQuesten house (i.e. Whitehern). The tour guide was interactive, engaging, and well-versed in the family/home's history. It was worth every penny!

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