Colborne Lodge

Colborne Lodge

This rare Regency picturesque cottage is a graceful monument to John and Jemima Howard, the couple who founded High Park. John Howard, one of Toronto's first architects, as well as a City engineer and surveyor, built Colborne Lodge in 1837. 

Drop in and view the many original furnishings and artifacts and some of John Howard's own watercolours depicting images of early Toronto.

Colborne Lodge is one of 10 historic sites operated by the City of Toronto. Toronto's Historic Sites engage visitors, inspire passion, challenge ideas and connect the past to the present.

History of Colborne Lodge and John Howard

About Colborne Lodge

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Programs for families and children including birthday parties and day camps during March Break and summer.


School Programs

Colborne Lodge offers a variety of school programs for grades 3 - 8.