The 48th Highlanders Museum exists to collect, preserve, and present the history, tradition and heritage of the 48th Highlanders of Canada and to exhibit the physical legacy of the Regiment and interpret its experience in war and peace.
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. Further the museum exists to develop programs that broaden, and deepen the appreciation and understanding of the 48th Highlanders, stimulate interest in and maintain the relevance of the Regiment's past for future generations.
Your visit to the museum will immerse you in the traditions and proud history. Browse through the extensive collection of uniforms, images, records and historic items such as the battlefield cross from Vimy Ridge and a copy of the German surrender in WWII. You'll also explore Victorian Toronto in 1891 when the Regiment was formed, to the conflict in Afghanistan and explore the commitments to aid of peace in all four corners of the globe. The museum is a must visit for anyone wishing to learn more about Canada's war history.
The Museum is located in the basement of the Regimental Church (St. Andrew’s Church) at the corner of King and Simcoe (73 Simcoe St.) one block west of University Avenue.Get directions
Free as far as we know!
We welcome school groups and we can tailor our tours to meet your specific needs.