History, Art & Culture

Fort YorkA 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Fort York is a Heritage Conservation District, a registered archaeological site and home to Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings.  |  Photo Credit: Maureen Vollum


Take in Toronto's story and stunning scenery at one of ten City-owned and operated history museums.

Public Art

Be inspired by street art, City-owned public art, and privately-owned art in public locations throughout Toronto.

Exhibits & Events

Explore hundreds of exciting year-round programs at City-run museums, galleries and cultural centres, plus appearances by Toronto's Poet Laureate.


Dozens of high-quality and stimulating camps for children are offered at the museums and cultural centres.

School Trips

Through guided tours and hands-on activities, museum educators use inquiry-based teaching methods to engage students.

Rentals & Parties

Museums and cultural centres provide a unique venue for weddings, birthday parties, film shoots and more.

Toronto Sign

Learn all the facts about the 3D Toronto Sign, the 3D Maple Leaf and the new "TO Canada with Love" vinyl wrap.

Poet Laureate

Toronto's literary ambassador attends events across the city to promote and attract people to the literary world.

Photo Laureate

Toronto's ambassador for the photographic and visual arts exhibits work and attends events across the city.