The Museum of Contemporary Art in Toronto (also known as MOCA) is where the magic of art comes to life, with the museum offering a fascinating, inspiring and art-filled day out for art-loving families!
Even the building itself is an experience! Did you know that the building the museum it housed in is in fact a heritage building, and was built in 1919 as the Tower Automotive Building - and was once one of the tallest buildings in the city!
Once inside, your art experience continues with exhibits and programs allowing kids and families to explore the various artists and genres of art through the impressive collection and rotating exhibitions.
The Museum of Contemporary Art is really one for the community, offer free public programs that include reading sessions for those curious little ones AND you can enjoy Free Friday nights!
They also continue to offer TD Community Sundays, which as well offers free admission to the gallery on the first Sunday of the month, plus you can experience an activity that you can enjoy at home!
Great for groups and school tours as well, the Museum of Contemporary Art is an inspiring day out for all in Toronto!
Subway: They are conveniently located near Lansdowne and Dundas West Station on the Bloor subway line. From either station, we are a 10-minute walk away.
Streetcar: The closest streetcar stop is at Dundas St. West and Sterling Rd., which can be reached by the 505 Dundas and 506 Carlton streetcars. The museum is a 5-minute walk north from the stop.
MOCA can be accessed from Sterling Rd.
Parking near the museum is severely limited particularly during business hours due to ongoing construction in the area.
There is an independent paid parking lot directly across from MOCA that may have availability. MOCA recommends using alternative modes of transportation wherever possible.
Under 18s free
Free Friday Nights powered by Scotiabank 5pm–9pm
Forno Cultura - a local bakery - serves as their café partner! A great stop for a snack or drink, but no food or drink to be consumed within the museum galleries
Admission always includes access to programming on all exhibiting floors. Events, talks and other programming may require additional fees but the Ground Floor is always free to the public!
K–12 and post-secondary student groups of 10 or more are invited to engage with artwork by international artists across all contemporary art forms, debating and sharing ideas along the way. Join a guided tour or self-guided visit — or participate in one of their studio activities!
MOCA Toronto is committed to excellence in serving all visitors including persons with disabilities. Their goods, services or facilities will be provided in a manner that respects the dignity and independence of visitors with disabilities.
MOCA Toronto has two wheelchairs available to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis. Service animals are allowed on the parts of our premises that are open to the public. Check the website for more accessibility options.
Take advantage of the Free Friday Nights!