While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Hamilton Police Museum (Tisdale House)in-person Doors Open Hamilton

  • In-person
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms
Hamilton Police Museum (Tisdale House)

Tisdale House is the oldest home in Ancaster. In the 1820s, the building was occupied by “Charcoal Burner” John O’Neil, and housed two charcoal kilns. Later, the house became an undertaker’s parlour run by George Moore. The house has been fully retrofitted and is now home to the Ancaster Community Policing Centre and the Hamilton Police Museum.

Contact info

314 Wilson Street East
Ancaster, Ontario


Year built: 1806
Building type:AttractionHistorical landmarkMuseum

Dates/hours open

May 02, 10:00am - May 03, 04:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.