Museums & Historic Sites
Experience Toronto’s majestic castle when you visit Casa Loma, a heritage site built in 1914. This historic estate is known as one of North America’s most enchanting tourist attractions; over 500,000 visitors a year flock to the destination to take in the architecture and gardens.
1 Austin Terrace | 416-923-1171 | Distance from Hotel: 1.4 miles
Royal Ontario Museum(ROM)
Founded in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces.
100 Queens Park | 416-586-5549 | Distance from Hotel: 0.2 miles
Bata Shoe Museum
Discover the treasures of North America’s inspiring, charming and surprising shoe museum. The Bata Shoe Museum (BSM) regularly displays over a thousand shoes and related artifacts, chosen from a collection of over 13,000 objects, in architect Raymond Moriyama’s iconic, award-winning building. The BSM celebrates the style, development and function of footwear across four impressive galleries, with displays ranging from Chinese bound-foot shoes and ancient Egyptian sandals to chestnut-crushing clogs and glamorous platforms.
327 Bloor St W | 416-979-7799 | Distance from Hotel: 0.2 miles
Art Gallery of Ontario
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is one of the largest art museums in North America. The AGO’s collection of close to 95,000 works ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art such as “Untilled” by Pierre Huyghe to European masterpieces such as Peter Paul Rubens’s “The Massacre of The Innocents”; from the vast collection by the Group of Seven to works by established and emerging Indigenous Canadian artists. You can also browse a photography collection of deep holdings by artists such as Garry Winogrand and Diane Arbus; and collections in Gothic boxwood miniatures and Western and Central African art.
317 Dundas St W | 416-979-6648 | Distance from Hotel: 1.2 miles