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Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I attend Museum of Toronto events?

You can experience Museum of Toronto programming year-round throughout the GTA, online, and in the Museum of Toronto space at 401 Richmond.

What does it cost to visit Museum of Toronto?

Admission is free at our exhibition space at 401 Richmond Street West. We run on the generosity of donations and encourage you to give, if you can. If you can't right now, that's ok. We got you.

When is Museum of Toronto open?

The Museum of Toronto space at 401 Richmond is open from Wednesday to Saturday, 12-6pm.

However, our website is open 24/7 for you to explore our many online exhibits and stories, and our videos about the history of Toronto can always be found on our TikTok and Instagram Reels.

Where is the Museum of Toronto space located?

We are located inside 401 Richmond, a restored heritage-designated industrial building turned arts-and-culture hub in downtown Toronto.

401 Richmond Street West
Studio LL01
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

What’s the easiest way to get to the Museum of Toronto space?

Entrance: The Museum of Toronto space is located just through the entrance on the north-east corner of the 401 Richmond building, nearest to the intersection of Richmond St W and Peter St. If you enter through the west entrance nearest to Spadina Ave, follow the arrows that lead to Museum of Toronto (or to the Spacing Store or Swipe Design, as our space is right next to theirs).

By public transit: 401 Richmond can be accessed by TTC by taking the 510 Spadina streetcar from Spadina subway station or Union Station, or the 501 Queen streetcar.

By car: There is no visitor parking onsite, but there are a number of parking lots in the immediate area.

By bike: The building is easily accessed via the Adelaide bike lane running east, or the Richmond bike lane running west. There are bike racks at both entrances of the building.

Is Museum of Toronto accessible?

The Museum of Toronto space is accessible to wheelchairs, mobility aids and devices, and strollers.

Support persons and service animals are more than welcome to accompany visitors in our space. There are ramps and automatic doors at each entrance to 401 Richmond, and there are accessible washrooms and an elevator located in the building. Large print exhibition text is available in our space. We strive to offer accessible programs online and outside of our space as well. Learn more.

How can I contact Museum of Toronto?

You can reach out to us by email or phone.

Email: info@museumoftoronto.com
Phone number: 416-583-2030

Where can I find Museum of Toronto online?

Website: https://museumoftoronto.com
Instagram: @museumoftoronto
TikTok: @museumoftoronto
Facebook: Museum of Toronto
Twitter: @MuseumofToronto
LinkedIn: Museum of Toronto
YouTube: Museum of Toronto

Can I become a member of Museum of Toronto?

We do not have a membership program, but you can sign up to our newsletter to be the first to hear about everything we’re up to, and there are many ways to get involved and support Museum of Toronto!

How can I get involved and/or support Museum of Toronto?

By supporting Museum of Toronto, you are directly impacting the arts in your community—our community. You can support Museum of Toronto in many different ways:

By donating: As we continue to do our best to create meaningful programs and tell impactful stories, a gift of any size allows us to further our mission of presenting diverse perspectives of our city and helps to keep our programming free. Donate to Museum of Toronto.

By volunteering: Whether you’re a newcomer, student, or simply looking to support diverse public programming, volunteering at Museum of Toronto is a great way to get hands-on experience in Toronto arts and culture. As a volunteer, you’ll play an integral role in realizing Museum of Toronto’s vision of showcasing diverse perspectives of Toronto’s past, present, and future. Learn new skills, meet new people, and participate in innovative events driven by collaboration and co-creation. Volunteer with Museum of Toronto.

By showing up and staying in touch: Visit our exhibitions, attend our events, and participate in our programs! Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date with all our most important news, stories, and upcoming programs.

Myseum is made possible with the generous support of Diane Blake and Stephen Smith.