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Museums in toronto



The last years, the flights to Toronto have come growing very fast regardless of the year seasons because Toronto has many options to enjoy it, one of them, The Culture. Canada capital host an incredible variety of cultural places and corners, all them make Toronto a modern and vanguards city. Therefore Toronto is known as the cultural city and capital of Canada, examples of this phrase are its museums and at galleries that are open year round, Royal Ontario Museum and the Textile Museum are some examples.

However, the museums in Toronto reflect the best expression of the Canadian art and, of course, the art around the world; beside every time the museums create art galleries and exhibitions, this is a principal reason whereby every year Canada and specially Toronto receive artists and art-related people. Below we show you the most important museums and exhibitions inside of Cultural capital of Canada, Toronto.

Plenty to enjoy in Toronto. What's your favourite? Here is a list of Toronto Museums:
  • Royal Ontario Museum

    100 Queen’s Park, Toronto Ontario Canada.
    Tel: 416.586.5549.

    Daniel Libeskind (architect for NY's World Trade Centers) will construct a crystal façade for this Toronto museum and extend its display space to house its six-million piece collection: antiquities from Egypt, Greece and Rome, armor from medieval Europe, ancient statuary from China, Korea and Southeast Asia and dinosaur bones.

  • Colborne Lodge

    See a restored 1837 regency villa situated in High Park.
    1 Colborne Lodge Drive
    (just north of the Queensway)
    Limited free parking
    clodge@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-392-6916

  • Fort York National Historic Site

    Explore Toronto's birthplace and Canada's biggest collection of original War of 1812 buildings.
    100 Garrison Road Map it
    (north of Fort York Boulevard)
    Free parking
    fortyork@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-392-6907

  • Gibson House Museum

    Visit an 1851 family farmhouse to get a glimpse into Toronto's rural past.
    5172 Yonge Street Map it
    (north of the North York Centre Subway)
    Free parking
    gibsonhouse@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-395-7432

  • Historic Zion Schoolhouse

    Groups can travel back to 1910 to experience an unforgettable school day in this beautifully restored, one-room schoolhouse.
    1091 Finch Avenue East Map it
    (east of Leslie Street)
    Free parking
    mnewell2@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-395-7435

  • Mackenzie House

    View the 1858 home of Toronto's famous rebel and first mayor, William Lyon Mackenzie.
    82 Bond Street Map it
    (two blocks east of Eaton Centre, south of Dundas)
    Paid parking
    machouse@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-392-6915

  • Montgomery's Inn

    Enjoy the hospitality of an 1847 country inn.
    4709 Dundas Street West Map it
    (at Islington)
    Free parking
    montinn@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-394-8113

  • Scarborough Historical Museum

    Observe rural life from the 1850s to 1900 in Scarborough's Thomson Memorial Park.
    1007 Brimley Road Map it (in Thomson Memorial Park)
    Free parking
    shm@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-338-8807

  • Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens

    Take in the grace of one of Toronto's finest mansions and tour its restored Victorian and Edwardian gardens.
    285 Spadina Road Map it (next door to Casa Loma)
    Paid parking
    spadina@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-392-6910

  • Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum & Arts Centre

    Observe a fascinating collection of early industrial buildings in the Don River Valley. 67 Pottery Road Map it (bottom of Pottery Road, west of Broadview)
    Free parking
    todmorden@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-396-2819

  • York Museum

    View a collection of artifacts representing the history of York.
    2694 Eglinton Avenue West Map it (west of Keele Street)
    yorkmuseum@toronto.ca
    Tel: 416-394-2759






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