You can get FREE admission to all of Toronto's historic museums this month

May 2 2019, 8:02 pm

Did you know that May is dubbed “Museum Month?”

Now you do!

And to celebrate, the City of Toronto if offering Walk-Up Weekdays, where your library card gives you free admission, Tuesdays through Thursdays, to City-owned and operated  Toronto History Museums.

Turns out that it’s true: having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card!

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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.
Mackenzie House
The last home of Toronto’s first Mayor interprets urban Victorian life of the 1860s.
Market Gallery
This second-floor gallery at the South St. Lawrence Market presents exhibits related to Toronto’s art, culture and history.
Montgomery’s Inn
A landmark in Etobicoke for over 180 years, the museum continues to extend the tradition of hospitality as a public museum.
Scarborough 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.

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