Group Tours & Experiences at Toronto History Museums

Enjoy memorable events and programs ideal for groups of six or 60 offered year-round at Toronto History Museums. Owned and operated by the City of Toronto, the museums are located throughout Toronto.

For Group bookings and inquiries, please contact tomuseumsgroupsales@toronto.ca or call 416-392-6915.

Please note pricing is for 2019 and 2020, and is subject to change (taxes extra).

Haunted High Park: An Evening Ghost Walk Tour at Colborne Lodge

Enter Toronto’s High Park after dark and discover the chilling legends and ghostly tales that have been spooking visitors for decades. A Victorian guide will lead you by candlelight through a 19th century home in mourning before visiting the Howard’s tomb.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: $30+ Tax per person (16 plus in age)
Capacity: 60
Location: 11 Colborne Lodge Dr.

Urban Toronto at Fort York National Historic Site

Visit Toronto’s founding landscape and the site of the Battle of York and the United States attack in 1813. Enjoy the new award-winning Visitor Centre with its immersive exhibits and orientation film. You’ll also enjoy a full-service guided tour of the fort’s 1812 buildings, and learn more about the establishment of the Fort and the founding of York (now Toronto) in 1793. There will also be an opportunity to get snacks and souvenirs in the Fort’s Canteen and take photos with Toronto’s iconic skyline in the background.

Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Price: $30 per person
Capacity: 175
Location: 250 Fort York Blvd.

Lightning Tour at Fort York National Historic Site

Visit Toronto’s founding landscape and the site of the Battle of York and the United States attack in 1813. As part of this lightning tour, you’ll get to visit the Fort, get snacks and souvenirs in the Canteen, and take photos with Toronto’s iconic skyline in the background.

Duration: 20 minutes to 1 hour
Price: $15 per person
Capacity: 175
Location: 250 Fort York Blvd.

Toronto’s Authentic Winter Experience at Fort York National Historic Site

Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Price: $30 per person
Capacity: 175
Location: 250 Fort York Blvd.

Enjoy an authentic winter experience at Toronto’s Fort York and learn more about the founding of urban Toronto. Warm-up and purchase snacks and souvenirs in the Fort’s Canteen, visit the new award winning Visitor Centre, and bring your skates (or rent on-site) and trace Toronto’s original shoreline on The Bentway skate trail.The Bentway, which is part of Fort York National Historic Site, is a unique and innovative public space that transforms 1.75 km underneath Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway into a new gathering place for our city’s growing population. Visit www.bentway.ca for hours of operation and more.

From Riots to Respectability: The Irish Experience in Toronto in the 1800s at Mackenzie House

On a two-hour walk located steps from the Eaton Centre, explore 19th-century Toronto through the eyes of Irish immigrants driven from their home by famine and sectarian violence. The Irish brought dramatic change in Toronto’s politics and populations. Learn about the Irish journalists, mayors, rebels and rioters who helped create our great city. Finish at Mackenzie House for hot apple cider & cookies.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: $15 per person
Capacity: 60
Location: 82 Bond St.

Victorian Gothic at Mackenzie House

From Dracula and Frankenstein to the fear of being buried alive and the fetish of post-mortem photos, take this interactive tour that surveys the Victorian fascination with death.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: $30 per person
Capacity: 22
Location: 82 Bond St.

Victorian Christmas in Urban Toronto at Mackenzie House

Experience the magic of a Victorian Christmas in an 1859 row-house. Escape the hustle and bustle while you enjoy mulled cider and biscuits in the warmth of the historic kitchen. Discover how families celebrated Christmas in 19th-century Toronto as you tour the decorated house.

Duration: 90 minutes
Daytime Price: $15 per person | Evening Price: $20 per person
Capacity: 35
Location: 82 Bond St.

Holiday Baking Workshop at Mackenzie House

Try Victorian Christmas baking on the historic wood stove and learn about the tastes and culinary technology of the 1850s in this hands-on holiday baking workshop.

Duration: 3 hours
Price: $35 per person
Capacity: 12
Location: 82 Bond St.

Old Fashioned Pub Night at Montgomery’s Inn

Book an old fashioned Pub Night at Montgomery’s Inn and step into 1840! Dress the part or use our props to make history with Instagram memories. Then join the costumed staff for hearth-cooked stew in the barroom, and enjoy traditional music in a fabulous historic atmosphere.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: $50 per person
Capacity: 50
Location: 4709 Dundas St. W.

Spadina Museum: The Mansion Next to the Castle

Located next door to Toronto’s Casa Loma, experience a guided tour of Spadina Museum, a faithfully restored 1920s mansion. Explored six acres of curated gardens on your own.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: $20 per person
Capacity: 60
Location: 285 Spadina Rd.

A Roaring Twenties Christmas at Spadina Museum

Experience a 1920s Christmas during a guided tour of Spadina. Festive holly wreaths, garlands of evergreens and mistletoe adorn the house. In the kitchen visitors will enjoy holiday treats made from original recipes and sip mulled cider.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: $25 per person
Capacity: 60
Location: 285 Spadina Rd.

Holiday Candlelight Tour at Spadina Museum

Experience the magic of the season with a candlelight tour of Spadina Museum. Tour the lavishly furnished mansion, fully decorated for the holidays, just as it was in the 1920s. An experienced guide will lead you through this rare opportunity to explore the house by night.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: $30 per person
Capacity: 60
Location: 285 Spadina Rd.