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Scarborough Ontario Museums information, listings and links



Scarborough has two museums:

Islamic Museum
416-754-7906, Fax 905-471-4974
328 Passmore Avenue, Halls 38, 40 And 41, Scarborough, ON M1V 5J5
(South of Steeles, east of Middlefield Rd)
At the site of the former Bata shoe-company headquarters will be a spiritual centre, museum of Islamic art and public park, reflecting the city's various Shia sects including the Bohras, Ishnashris and Ismailis.

Scarborough Historical Museum
416-338-8807 Fax: 416-338-8805 Event Hotline: 416-338-3888
1007 Brimley Road, Scarborough, M1P 3E8
(in Thomson Memorial Park on the east side of Brimley, just north of Lawrence Avenue)
Set along the park's walking trails, the Scarborough Historical Museum traces the story of this community's rural roots and two centuries of immigration.See early settler life in the McCowan Log House and early 20th century innovations in the Cornell House.The Hough Carriage Works displys wagon-making tools and shows the vital role of local trades in growing the community. Special events: Victorian Cream Tea Sunday (May), Harvest Festival (September), Canada Day, Doors Open Toronto, and Christmas Social (December).

Open January to mid-March in-school programs; mid-March - mid-May (Mon-Fri) 10 am-4 pm; Victoria Day to Labour Day Wed-Sun Noon - 4 pm; September to mid December Monday-Friday 10 am-4 pm Closed Holiday Mondays, New Year's Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and Remembrance Day. Regular Admission (plus GST): Adults $2.83, Seniors (60 +) $1.42, Youths (13-18 yrs.) $1.42, Children $0.94 and Summer Weekends-Pay what you can.
Note Add GST to the prices above

TTC: Kennedy Subway Station and take the # 21 Brimley bus to park entrance.

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