Spadina Museum

Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens

It was the time of the Charleston craze, tabloid journalism, new technology and more - and it can all be seen, heard, felt and lived at Spadina Museum - Toronto's only museum to represent the 1920s and 30s, a transformative period that dramatically changed the City.

For over a century, Spadina was home to three generations of the Austin family. Opened in 1984, it is one of 10 historic sites operated by the City of Toronto. Spadina Museum completed an extensive interior restoration in 2010, bringing the house back into the twentieth century. Visitors may view what the house looked like during those years through artifacts, furnishings and reproduced and original decor or explore the estate's six acres of restored 1905 gardens.

Today, Spadina Museum interprets the interwar period through a rich slate of guided tours, school programs, special events, changing exhibits, lectures and workshops. Spadina Museum is one of 10 historic museums operated by the City of Toronto. Toronto's Historic Sites engage visitors, inspire passion, challenge ideas and connect the past to the present.


Spadina Museum selected as one of The Culture Trip's top 10 must-visit buildings for Doors Open Toronto 2016!

History of Spadina Museum

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About Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens

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Kids

Children enjoy the birthday parties and summer camps at Spadina Museum.

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Facility Rentals

Have your wedding or other special occasion on the terrace and beautiful lawns and gardens of Spadina Museum.

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School Programs

Spadina Museum offers a variety of school programs for all grades.