The settlement of modern Toronto began in 1793 when John Graves Simcoe built a garrison on the site of what is now Fort York. Visitors during Doors Open will experience special military architecture tours, tours of the barracks and fortifications and a wide range of exhibits telling the story of Fort York's and Canada's military past.
- Partial wheelchair access
- National Historic Site (Canada)
- Guided tours available
- Self-guided tours available
- Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
- Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust
Contact info250 Fort York Blvd.
ArchitectureYear built: 1813-16
Architectural style: Georgian
Building type: Attraction, Cemetery, Historical landmark, Military
Landscape: Natural heritage
Dates/hours openSaturday May 25 – Sunday May 26, 2019
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.