Celebrate Summer at Toronto’s History Museums

Toronto's History Museums have announced their summer programs, giving residents an opportunity to celebrate the season and learn local history. The full program lineup is available at https://www.toronto.ca/museums-events

Staycation Sundays

On Sunday afternoons from noon to 5 p.m. in July and August, enjoy picnicking and playing in the gardens, courtyards and outdoor spaces of Toronto History Museums. Play cottage games, join a landscape tour or sit back and enjoy an outdoor acoustic music concert. Sample sodas, make art, have your face painted and enjoy live music and dance. Participating museums include Colborne Lodge, Gibson House Museum, Mackenzie House, Scarborough Museum, Montgomery's Inn, Spadina Museum and Todmorden Mills. Admission is free for outdoor events. An admission charge applies to interior tours.

Dog Days of Summer

On August 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., visit Colborne Lodge and Scarborough Museum to celebrate your best furry friends and learn about the history of dogs in Toronto. Dogs and their friends will enjoy a variety of activities including opportunities for pet dress-up selfies, a mini-obstacle course and yummy treats. Admission is free.