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Spadina Museum Historic House and Gardens Doors Open Toronto

Spadina Museum Historic House and Gardens
This elegant Second-Empire home – co-owned by the City of Toronto and the Ontario Heritage Trust – was built for Toronto financier James Austin. During Doors Open, see a pop-up archaeological exhibit that features artifacts excavated from the property since 2002 by Trust archaeologists and summer archaeology day camp participants. There are also significant views of downtown Toronto from the property.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust

Contact info

285 Spadina Road
Toronto, Ontario


Year built: 1866; 1896
Architect: Original unknown; 1896, Vaux Chadwick
Building type: Attraction, Historical landmark, Historical house, Museum
Landscape: Garden

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 25 – Sunday May 26, 2019
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spadina Museum Historic House and Gardens 285 Spadina Road