Mackenzie House

Events at Mackenzie House

Mackenzie House hosts many events throughout the year. Exciting events this fall include the museum's participation in Nuit Blanche.

These are the events taking place at Mackenzie House. Contact us at 416-392-6915 or

Regular Admission: Adults $6.19, Seniors/Youth $3.54, Children: $2.65 (plus tax)
Children (4 and under): Free

Read All About It: The First World War as Front Page News - Exhibit NOW OPEN

Continues until January 29, 2017
This exhibit examines the challenges faced by Toronto newspapers during the First World War. Never had there been a greater demand by the public for up to the minute information; never had there been greater restrictions from the government on what the newspapers were allowed to print. Newspapers that broke the Chief Censor's rules could face financial penalty or even be shut down. Included with Regular Admission.

City of the Dead: The Necropolis Cemetery Tour - October 16 & 23 SOLD OUT!

Sunday, October 16 & Sunday, October 23, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Not recommended for children under 8 years of age. The walk starts at the Cemetery. Meet at the main entrance.

A drama-enhanced walk in one of Toronto's oldest and most historic cemeteries.  Highlights include the graves of Mackenzie and other prominent figures.  Hear stories of murder, heartbreak and great perseverance.  After the walk, participants are invited to return to Mackenzie House for a tour and some light refreshments. The Necropolis Cemetery is located at 200 Winchester Street, the west side of the Don Valley near Riverdale Farm. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $12.50 plus tax.

Spirit Walk - October 29 - Only 7 p.m. spots left!

Saturday, October 29, 7 p.m. 
(Sorry, 7:30 p.m. is sold out!)
Not recommended for children under 8 years of age. 

Let your imagination take over as we lead you through downtown alleys and laneways to discover some of Toronto’s reputedly haunted buildings. Return to gas-lit historic Mackenzie House, and soothe your goosebumps with mulled cider and biscuits as you hear about the ghost stories associated with the house! Tickets must be purchased in advance.$12.50 plus tax. Please wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather. For further details, please call 416 392-6915.

Boarding House Dinner - NOW SOLD OUT!

Thursday, November 10, 7 to 9 p.m. Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT
During the First World War, 82 Bond Street was a boarding house. Join us for dinner, storytelling and music that focus on this pivotal time in Canada's history. $30 person plus tax.