History buffs and art enthusiasts unite! There’s plenty of opportunity to attend these Toronto museums for FREE.
Every third Thursday at the ROM is free admission. Here are the following date:
- April 18th
- May 16th
- June 20th
- July 18th
- August 15th
- September 19th
- October 17th
- November 21st
- December 19th
Every Wednesday, head to AGO for free admission to see their beautiful collection of 95,000 works that includes both contemporary pieces and masterpieces from some of the world’s best European artists.
Agha Khan hosts a collection of gorgeous and colorful Islamic art and architecture, and you’re able to attend free every Wednesday evening from 4pm – 8pm.
Visit MOCA Toronto every Friday free of charge and get a glimpse of some of the best contemporary works of art and exhibits. Some of their current exhibits include Seeing the Invisible, an outdoor AR exhibit in partnership with the City of Toronto and Toronto Parks that includes works by established AR artists. There’s also an exhibit by Serkan Özkaya, whose art deals with topics of appropriation and reproduction and typically operates outside of traditional art spaces.
One of the most unique and iconic museums in Toronto, Bata Shoe Museum has free admission Sundays from 12pm to 5pm. See their collection of over 15,000 artifacts and current exhibits, like their Flowers and Footwear exhibit perfect for spring.
Toronto’s Gardiner Museum lets you visit every Wednesday evening for free. Explore how clay and ceramic have been transformed by different cultures throughout history, like Chinese and Japanese Porcelain and Ancient Americas.
The Toronto History Museums are a collection of 10 museums that, as of May 2022, were announced to be entirely free of admission. Here are the venues:
- Colborne Lodge
- Fort York National Historic Site
- Gibson House Museum
- Mackenzie House
- Market Gallery
- Montgomery’s Inn
- Scarborough Museum
- Spadina Museum
- Todmorden Mills
- Zion Schoolhouse