Museums in TORONTO with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Toronto, Ontario, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this Ontario city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Toronto…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • The Textile Museum of Canada

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    Toronto

    Textile Museum of Canada is one of eight museums of its kind and the only museum in Canada solely dedicated to the collection, exhibition and documentation of textiles from around the world.

  • Campbell House Museum

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    Toronto

    Campbell House, built in 1822, is the oldest remaining building from the original town of York. The museum endeavours to make history come alive through the use of innovative hands-on approaches to ...

  • Art Gallery of Ontario

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    Toronto

    The eighth-largest art museum in North America

  • Bau Xi Gallery

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    Toronto

    Bau-Xi Gallery typically exhibits and sells paintings but also deals with sculpture and print. Most of the artists are Canadian with a few Americans. Monthly exhibits rotate through the galleries.

  • 48th Highlanders Museum

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    The history of the 48th Highlanders is presented for the benefit of former and present members of the Regiment and their relatives plus the general public.

  • Gallery Arcturus

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    Free, public contemporary art gallery.

  • Toronto Police Museum

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    Whether you have only a few minutes or an hour or two, enjoy a delightful visit to the Toronto Police Museum and Discovery Centre.Occupying 3,000 square feet in the atrium at Police Headquarters ...

  • A Space Gallery

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    Known as an innovative space dedicated to exploring current ideas in art, A Space was a place for alternative music, poetry, dance, video and performance throughout the 70s.

  • CBC Museum

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    Come to the CBC Museum and Graham Spry Theatre to experience first-hand the history of Canadian broadcasting... and the shared stories of Canadians!

  • Sculptors Society of Canada

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    Founded by some of the most prestigious sculptors in Canadian art history, the Sculptors Society of Canada has been exhibiting and raising the profile of sculpture in Canada for more than 75 years.

  • Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    The Gardiner Museums clay classes offer creative fun for young adults and adults. Participants at all levels of experience--including absolute beginners--will learn the techniques of creating ceramic ...

  • Royal Ontario Museum

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    You'll never run out of fun and fantastic things to do at the ROM, Canada's largest museum of world cultures and natural history.

  • Bata Shoe Museum

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    (1 miles) Toronto

    Uncover treasures at this Toronto based museum - all about SHOES! Explore over 4,500 years of history from around the world - amazing!

  • Ontario Science Museum

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    (5 miles) Toronto

    Ontario Science Museum is inspiring place for the whole family! KidSpark is a new space specially designed for kids eight and under to enjoy with their parents or caregivers. Since it opened in fall ...

  • Canadian Motorsport Heritage Museum

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    (8 miles) Toronto

    The new museum features new displays, an interactive Race Experience Centre where visitors can try their hands at driving a race car on one of several simulators, a 40-seat theatre featuring some of ...

  • Gibson House Museum

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    (8 miles) Toronto

    Built in 1851, Gibson House was the home of Scottish immigrant David Gibson and his family. He was a land surveyor who helped map early Toronto. Visitors can step back in time and explore this ...

  • Art Gallery of York University

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    (10 miles) Toronto

    The Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) is an artistically and intellectually driven public art gallery dedicated to manifesting contemporary art through diverse cultural circuits by continuously, ...

  • Canadian Museum of Hindu Civilization

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    (13 miles) Richmond Hill

    The museum seeks to preserve and present the dynamic aspects of the ancient civilization of Hinduism. Regardless of their cultural heritage, all visitors will leave with awareness and an appreciation ...

  • Art Gallery of Mississauga

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    (14 miles) Mississauga

    The AGM is over 3000 square feet divided into four gallery spaces. The Main and Community galleries are the largest. We also hold outdoor sculpture exhibitions, screenings and interactive programmes ...

  • Bradley Museum

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    (15 miles) Mississauga

    The Bradley Museum provides a window into the everyday life of early settlers in Ontario, and hosts Sunday teas, rotating exhibits, and special events.

  • Blackwood Gallery

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    (16 miles) Mississauga

    In addition to its exhibition schedule, the Blackwood presents a number of special projects, including publications, public lectures, symposia, and conferences. During the summer months, the Gallery ...

  • Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

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    (22 miles) Oakville

    The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum is a great way to celebrate the game of golf. From champions and championship to golf's unique role in Canadian history, to the technical specifications of ...

  • Canadian Automotive Museum

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    (31 miles) Oshawa

    Our 25,000 sq. ft. building in Oshawa was originally a 1920's car dealership and is maintained to display that period of architecture right down to the original elevator used to move cars to the ...

  • Burlington Art Centre

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    (31 miles) Burlington

    We engage the community in the appreciation and creation of visual arts and are home to our art and fine craft guilds. We provide opportunities for discovery and ‘hands-on’ learning, as well as ...

  • Niagara Historical Society Museum

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    (32 miles) Niagara on the Lake

    Established in 1895, the Niagara Historical Society is dedicated to understanding the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The most important aspect of the work of the Society is the maintenance of the ...

  • Battlefield House Museum

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    (36 miles) Stoney Creek

    When you come to visit us at Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek, you will find living history. Experience life in the early nineteenth century, as our museum staff, dressed in period costume, ...

  • Art Gallery of Hamilton

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    (37 miles) Hamilton

    Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is Ontario’s third largest public art gallery and owns one of the finest collections of art in Canada, featuring over 9,000 works of art including ...

  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame

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    (37 miles) Hamilton

    This is the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum: Celebrating the History of Football in Canada at all levels!

  • Clarington Museums and Archives

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    (39 miles) Bowmanville

    Check out our exciting exhibits at Clarington Museums and Archives, they include permanent exhibits such as Pioneer Heritage, Edwardian Lifestyles in addition to traveling exhibitions from museums ...

  • Scugog Shores Museum

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    (39 miles) Port Perry

    The Scugog Shores Museum is located on beautiful Scugog Island, overlooking the town of Port Perry. The mission of the Museum is to preserve, research, interpret and exhibit artifacts that illustrate ...

  • Dundas Museum & Archives

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    (39 miles) Dundas

    Informative, and fun! At the Dundas Museum & Archives, discover Dundas from the time of the glaciers’ slow carving of the valley through to today’s vibrant community. We invite you to visit and ...

  • Niagara Falls History Museum

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    (41 miles) Niagara Falls

    The City of Niagara Falls Museums are owned by the City of Niagara Falls and operated by the City of Niagara Falls Board of Museums. Our mission is to inform and educate residents and visitors about ...

  • Battle Ground Hotel Museum

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    (42 miles) Niagara Falls

    The Battle Ground Hotel Museum sits on a part of the remaining untouched lands of the Lundy's Lane Battlefield. Visitors to the site are offered a guided tour of the period rooms where they will ...

  • Ripleys Believe It or Not Museum

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    (42 miles) Niagara Falls

    The Famous Ripleys Believe it or not museum is a must see for all the family!

  • Hammon Museum of Radio

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    (43 miles) Guelph

    The new Museum is now home to hundreds of receivers and transmitters dating from the spark era up to and including National's first solid state HRO500. Over the years the Museum has evolved to ...