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Get immersed in the City’s history with HistoricTO, a cultural experience connecting local communities. Outdoor guided tours explore Toronto’s past, present and future while offering visitors an opportunity to engage in discussions and explore Toronto through diverse perspectives.

Beginning July 9, from Wednesday to Sunday, Fort York National Historic Site welcomes visitors to participate in the tours and experience 1812-era music and musketry.

Starting July 11, additional Toronto History Museums will offer weekend tours with community partners.

Find more information and pre-register for these pay-what-you-can tours.


Staying connected to each other during these challenging times is more important now, than ever. Stories have the power to build connections when they are inclusive of all voices.

Experience Toronto’s many stories through the Awakenings program, a series of art projects created within Toronto History Museums by Black, Indigenous and artists of colour, operating under the principles of anti-oppression, anti-colonialism, and anti-racism.

Explore an unseen view. Awaken a new perspective. Join the conversation. Learn more below and view the full program on YouTube.

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As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, all City-operated museums are closed until further notice.

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Past, Present & Future

Meet us at the intersection of countless viewpoints of the city’s past, present and future.

Cupped hands holding many small blue beads; another hand reaching in to pick up one of the blue beads.


Image of female with drum

Indigenous Peoples Month

Image of food being held with chopsticks.

Hungry for Comfort

Portrait of "Behind the Curtain" artist

Behind the Curtain

Person dancing in a sunlit gymnasium.

We Were Always Here

Interior of the Spadina Museum.

Virtual Exhibits