Did you know that May is dubbed “Museum Month?”
Now you do!
Turns out that it’s true: having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card!
- Every building taking part in this year's Doors Open Toronto
- The 5 Toronto neighbourhoods everyone should explore during Collision
- OCAD is having a huge FREE art show featuring its up-and-coming grads
With your card handy, you’ll have free access to the following museums:
Colborne Lodge in High Park
Explore 19th-century innovation, city building, science, and technology exemplified by Toronto’s first architect.
Fort York National Historic Site
A 43-acre archaeological site, home to Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings and an award-winning visitor centre with exhibits and interactive experiences.
Gibson House Museum
This 1851 Georgian-style farmhouse was the home of Toronto’s first land surveyor who helped map early Toronto.
The last home of Toronto’s first Mayor interprets urban Victorian life of the 1860s.
This second-floor gallery at the South St. Lawrence Market presents exhibits related to Toronto’s art, culture and history.
A landmark in Etobicoke for over 180 years, the museum continues to extend the tradition of hospitality as a public museum.
Located in Thomson Memorial Park, the museum offers a rare glimpse into the life of early 19th-century settlers.
Spadina Museum: Historic House and Gardens
Toronto’s Downton Abbey is the only museum in the city representing the 1920s and 30s.
Todmorden Mills Heritage Site
Set in the Don Valley, the site explores the history of Toronto’s industrial growth.
The city will also celebrate Museum Month with walks, selfie tours, Victoria Days activities and Doors Open Toronto.
And even after Museum Month is over you can still visit the Toronto History Museums for free by borrowing a Museum + Arts Pass (MAP). This pass gives you access to a whole slew of cultural attractions.