The best museums in Toronto in 2022

These are the top 50 best museums in Toronto, Canada, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Toronto:

  1. Royal Ontario Museum1

    Royal Ontario Museum

    The Royal Ontario Museum ( ROM ) is a museum of art, world culture and natural history in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. It is one of the largest museums in North America and the largest in Canada. It attracts more than one million visitors every year, making the ROM the most-visited museum in Canada .
  2. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada2

    Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

    Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is a public aquarium in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. The aquarium is one of three aquariums owned-and-operated by Ripley Entertainment . It is located in downtown Toronto , just southeast of the CN Tower . The aquarium has 5.7 million litres (1.25 million gallons) of marin
  3. Art Gallery of Ontario3

    Art Gallery of Ontario

    The Art Gallery of Ontario ( AGO ; French : Musée des beaux-arts de l'Ontario ) is an art museum in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. The museum is located in the Grange Park neighbourhood of downtown Toronto , on Dundas Street West between McCaul and Beverley streets just east of Chinatown . The museum's
  4. Bata Shoe Museum4

    Bata Shoe Museum

    The Bata Shoe Museum ( BSM ) is a museum of footwear and calceology in Toronto , Ontario, Canada. The museum's building is situated near the northwest of the University of Toronto 's St. George campus, in downtown Toronto . The 3,665-square-metre (39,450 sq ft) museum building was designed by Moriya
  5. Casa Loma5

    Casa Loma

    Casa Loma (Spanish for "Hill House") is a Gothic Revival castle -style mansion and garden in midtown Toronto , Ontario , Canada, that is now a historic house museum and landmark. It was constructed from 1911 to 1914 as a residence for financier Sir Henry Pellatt . The architect was E. J. Lennox , w
  6. Harbourfront Centre6

    Harbourfront Centre

    Harbourfront Centre is a key cultural organization on the waterfront of Toronto , Ontario , Canada, situated at 235 Queens Quay West. Established as a crown corporation in 1972 by the Government of Canada to create a waterfront park, it became a non-profit organization in 1991. Funding comes from co
  7. Fort York National Historic Site7

    Fort York National Historic Site

    Fort York ( French : Fort-York ) is an early 19th-century military fortification in the Fort York neighbourhood of Toronto , Ontario , Canada. The fort was used to house members of the British and Canadian militaries, and to defend the entrance of the Toronto Harbour . The fort features stone-lined
  8. Hockey Hall of Fame8

    Hockey Hall of Fame

    The Hockey Hall of Fame ( French : Temple de la renommée du hockey ) is a museum and hall of fame located in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. Dedicated to the history of ice hockey , it holds exhibits about players, teams, National Hockey League (NHL) records, memorabilia and NHL trophies , including the
  9. Toronto Music Garden9

    Toronto Music Garden

    This unique park is a reflection in landscape of Bach's Suite No. 1 in G Major for unaccompanied cello.
  10. Ontario Science Centre10

    Ontario Science Centre

    The Ontario Science Centre , formally the Centennial Museum of Science and Technology , is a science museum in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. It is located near the Don Valley Parkway about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) northeast of downtown on Don Mills Road just south of Eglinton Avenue East in the former c
  11. Riverdale Farm Toronto11

    Riverdale Farm Toronto

    Riverdale Farm is a 3-hectare (7.4-acre) municipally operated farm in the heart of Cabbagetown , an urban neighbourhood in Toronto , Ontario , Canada . It is maintained by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division .
  12. Mill Street Brewery12

    Mill Street Brewery

    Mill Street Brewery is a brewery in Toronto, Ontario , Canada that is a part of Anheuser–Busch InBev and named after Mill Street where it is located. During its first decade of operation, as an independent brewer, Mill Street won several awards including Golden Tap Awards for Best Toronto Microbrewe
  13. Hart House13

    Hart House

    Hart House is a student activity centre at the University of Toronto . Established in 1919, it is one of the earliest North American student centres, being the location of student debates and conferences since its construction. Hart House was initiated and financed by Vincent Massey , an alumnus and
  14. Design Exchange14

    Design Exchange

    The Design Exchange (DX) is a Canadian event venue. It is located in Toronto 's financial district in the historical Toronto Stock Exchange building, that was incorporated into a skyscraper in 1991, the Toronto-Dominion Centre (222 Bay Street). The organisation operated a design museum, but this mus
  15. Toronto's First Post Office15

    Toronto's First Post Office

  16. Steam Whistle Brewing16

    Steam Whistle Brewing

    Steam Whistle Brewing is an independent brewery in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. It was founded in 2000 by three former employees of Upper Canada Brewing Company after that company was bought out. The company celebrates Beer in Canada and produces a Premium Pilsner , a Premium Pale Ale (launched in 20
  17. Textile Museum of Canada17

    Textile Museum of Canada

    The Textile Museum of Canada , located in Toronto , Ontario , Canada, is a museum dedicated to the collection, exhibition, and documentation of textiles .
  18. Redpath Sugar Museum18

    Redpath Sugar Museum

  19. Spadina Museum19

    Spadina Museum

    Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens , also known as Spadina House ( / s p ə ˈ d iː n ə / ), is a historic mansion at 285 Spadina Road in Toronto , Ontario , Canada, that is now a historic house museum operated by the City of Toronto's Economic Development & Culture division. The museum preserve
  20. Gibson House Museum20

    Gibson House Museum

    Gibson House is a historical museum in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. It is located on Yonge Street, in the North York Centre neighbourhood of the former city of North York .
  21. Meridian Hall21

    Meridian Hall

    Meridian Hall is a major performing arts venue in Toronto , Ontario , and it is the country's largest soft-seat theatre. The facility was constructed for the City of Toronto municipal government and is currently managed by TO Live , an arms-length agency and registered charity created by the city. L
  22. Gardiner Museum22

    Gardiner Museum

    The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art (commonly shortened to the Gardiner Museum ) is a ceramics museum in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. The museum is situated within University of Toronto 's St. George campus, in downtown Toronto . The 4,299.2-square-metre (46,276 sq ft) museum building was de
  23. The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery23

    The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

    The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is a Canadian non-collecting public contemporary art gallery located at the heart of Toronto, Ontario at the Harbourfront Centre . It is a registered Canadian charitable organization supported by its members, sponsors, donors, and funding bodies at all levels
  24. Aga Khan Museum24

    Aga Khan Museum

    The Aga Khan Museum ( French : Musée Aga Khan ) is a museum of Islamic art , Iranian (Persian) art and Muslim culture located at 77 Wynford Drive in the North York district of Toronto , Ontario , Canada. The museum is dedicated to Islamic art and objects, and it houses approximately 1,200 rare objec
  25. Toronto Railway Museum25

    Toronto Railway Museum

  26. Black Creek Pioneer Village26

    Black Creek Pioneer Village

    Black Creek Pioneer Village , previously Dalziel Pioneer Park , is an open-air heritage museum in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. The village is located in the North York district of Toronto, just west of York University and southeast of the Jane and Steeles intersection. It overlooks Black Creek , a tr
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    High Park Zoo

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    Rosetta Mcclain Gardens

  29. Toronto Police Museum and Discovery Centre29

    Toronto Police Museum and Discovery Centre

    A museum reflecting the rich tradition and history of policing in Toronto city. There are wide collections of police equipment.
  30. Montgomery's Inn30

    Montgomery's Inn

    Montgomery's Inn is a museum in Etobicoke , Toronto , Ontario . Built in 1830 as a Georgian -style inn , it was named for its innkeeper, Thomas Montgomery (1790-1877). The inn ceased operations in 1856 and continued as a private farm house that was rented to tenant farmers by the Montgomery family u
  31. Lambton House31

    Lambton House

    Lambton House is a historic former inn in Toronto , Ontario , Canada. It is the last remaining building from the former village of Lambton Mills along the Humber River . The inn was established in 1847, with its present building erected in 1860.
  32. Campbell House Museum32

    Campbell House Museum

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    TD Gallery of Indigenous Art

    This museum offers collection of post WWII Inuit sculptures. This must-see collection has over 200 pieces.
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    The Market Gallery

  35. Onsite Gallery35

    Onsite Gallery

  36. Museum of Contemporary Art36

    Museum of Contemporary Art

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    Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

    A community centre focused on native Canadian culture. Various performances such as drum lessons take place here.
  38. TD Gallery at the Toronto Reference Library38

    TD Gallery at the Toronto Reference Library

  39. Zion Schoolhouse39

    Zion Schoolhouse

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    Bay of Spirits Gallery

    A gallery offering wide collection of aboriginal art such as totem poles, Inuit carvings or Inukshuk figurines.
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    Little Canada

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    The Japan Foundation, Toronto

    A Japanese cultural centre, offering traditional Japanese arts exhibition, dramatic performances and public readings.
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    Museum of Illusions

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    OCAD U Graduate Gallery

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    Taras Shevchenko Museum

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    Prehistoria Museum

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    City of Toronto Archives

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    MZTV Museum of Television

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    Art Museumrt Museum at the University of Toronto

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    Deaf Culture Centre


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