Welcome to Joseph Brant Museum


Discover Burlington’s rich cultural past and early foundations at Joseph Brant Museum, named after the famous Mohawk who first settled at the Head-of-the-Lake. Housed in a replica of Joseph Brant’s original home, the museum was founded in 1942 and features a large collection of locally and nationally significant historic costumes, artifacts and archival material.

April 12, 2016

Burlington Museums Foundation AGM

The Burlington Museums Foundation will hold its Annual General Meeting on Monday May 9, 2016. 422 North Shore Blvd. Burlington, ON L7T 3Z9.

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May 14, 2016

Heritage Walking Tour

Discover the heritage of downtown Burlington through this informative and engaging walking tour. The tour will examine downtown Burlington’s growth, including its foundation as Wellington Square, the surrounding lake, and the past locations of the Hotel Brant and the Brant Inn. Included will be a discussion about Joseph Brant and his decision to build his home at the head-of-the-lake at the turn of the 19th century.

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May 28, 2016

Lego Club

Cuddly, spiky or slimy, everyone has their favourite pets! Come to Joseph Brant Museum this May to help us build our pet shop! Builders can build their favourite pet, real or imaginary, and learn what types of animals people have had as pets throughout history!

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