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Toronto Railway Museum

DESCRIPTION

The Toronto Railway Museum is dedicated to preserving the physical legacy, history and experience of rail transportation in Toronto and Ontario.

The museum encompasses Roundhouse Park with Stall 17 as the home of our museum. Don Station is our gift shop and miniature train station. Seasonally, we also conduct daily tours of the rolling stock and locomotives out in the park.

The Toronto Railway Museum is located in Roundhouse Park on Bremner Blvd., south of the CN Tower and Ripley's Aquarium. The entrance to the museum is located at Stall 17 of the John Street Roundhouse. Look for the yellow doors behind the large turntable!

Hours

The museum is open five days a week and holidays.

Museum

Wednesday - Sunday: 12 to 5 pm

Monday and Tuesday: Closed

Miniature Train

Currently closed

Roundhouse Park Tours

Operate daily: visit our Eventbrite page to learn more.

Admission

Museum

Adults (14-64): $10.00
Children (4-13): $5.00
Seniors (65+): $5.00
Infants (under 3): Free

Please note admission rates include HST

Our collection includes large items, such as multiple restored locomotives (eg. CNR 6213), passenger cars (eg. Cape Race), freight cars (eg. TH&B caboose #70), and railway structures (eg. Cabin D and Don Station). There are also small items such as lanterns, conductor uniforms, oil cans and tools used to repair locomotives in the CPR John St. Roundhouse.

Seasonally, a passenger-carrying miniature railway offers rides on tracks that loop through the park in front of the museum for half a kilometre.

Inside the museum, you have the opportunity to be an engineer by setting the speed, using the brakes, and blowing the horn all with actual levers! Take control of the train railway tracks of Toronto in the 1950’s in the simulator.

The John Street Roundhouse used to provide technicians and mechanics the ability to work on and under the locomotives that came through Toronto. It is only fitting that three of the stalls in the Roundhouse are still being used to work on these large artifacts that the museum acquires.

The remaining stalls of the Roundhouse are currently occupied by Steam Whistle Brewery and The Rec Room.

Volunteers at the museum complete restoration on locomotives and train cars. Though visitors are not provided direct access to the restoration area, visitors can see the pieces being restored from the museum floor.

Contact Information
Address:
255 Bremner Blvd. Stall 17, Toronto, ON M5V 3M9
Phone: 416-214-9229
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