Plan Your Museum Visit
Free General Admission
General admission to all 10 Toronto History Museums is permanently free to provide everyone an opportunity to fully participate in cultural heritage and spaces. This is one of many initiatives at Toronto History Museums to advance diversity, equity and inclusion. Toronto History Museums is committed to dismantling museums’ ongoing colonial legacies and working towards fostering reconciliation and healing as well as enhancing the understanding of Toronto’s diverse stories from multiple perspectives.
Some exhibitions and events may carry a charge where noted. Operating hours – including winter holiday schedule – vary by site so please check with individual sites via the section below.
Effective January 1, 2023, groups of 15 people or more will be charged a fee for their visits. This fee includes a reserved time for your group and a dedicated tour guide to ensure an enjoyable and engaging experience.
For more information on group tours, fees, or to book your group visit, check with individual sites via the section below. Please contact us 14 days in advance of your preferred visit date. Groups without an advanced booking may not be accommodated.
Free Guided Tours
Get immersed in the city’s history with free guided tours. Interior and exterior tours explore Toronto’s past, present and future through diverse perspectives. Tour options vary per site.
Toronto History Museums: 10 Sites
- Fort York National Historic Site
- Mackenzie House (open for pre-registered workshops)
- Market Gallery
- Spadina Museum
Self-guided Neighbourhood Tours
Learn about the past, present and future of the neighbourhoods surrounding Toronto History Museums with self-guided tours.
Public washroom access varies per site so please visit “Admission & Hours” section under the individual site being visited.
Parking options vary per site. Please visit “Location & Directions” section under the individual site being visited.
The museum stores are open at Fort York National Historic Site and Spadina Museum. Other museums stores are closed at this time. Shop online at toronto.ca/museumshop.
COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
As of March 21, 2022, Ontario has lifted provincial masking provisions for Museums and Heritage Services with the City of Toronto. In addition, the City’s mandatory mask by-law is no longer in effect. The general public is not required to wear a mask but may choose to wear a mask in any settings they wish and will be supported in doing so. Museum visitors are treated with respect and understanding, regardless of their decision to wear a mask.