COVID-19 Update


Parks Canada has temporarily suspended all motor vehicle access by visitors until further notice. Visitor parking facilities and the Hatley Park gardens are also closed to the public. This action respects the advice of public health experts to stay home and avoid public gatherings. Read more...

The University will be closed from December 24 - January 2 and the Museum will be closed during that time.  Access to the Museum is only available only through our Guided Walking Estate Tours during May to September.  Please check back for further information.   

Dunsmuir Room

The Dunsmuir Room includes artifacts of James and Laura Dunsmuir's family life, the history of the Castle and gardens, with replicas of the grounds and reconstructions of some of the rooms, a model coal mine, railway history, a tribute to the denominational diversity at Hatley Park, and more.

Rear Admiral John A. Charles Room

Named in honour of the founder of the Friends of Hatley Park Society, the Charles Room includes class photos from each and every RRMC class, cadet uniforms, trophies, historical photographs and documents, and equipment used by the Canadian Forces.