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Toronto Railway Museum

255 Bremner Blvd Unit 15, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M9, Canada
+1 416-214-9229
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Great stop for everyone!

My husband and I were on a tour with other seniors on our way to Perce Rock. We stopped at CNN... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MaryannF650
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Clarksville, Tennessee
Worth the $5. If you're visiting or near CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium, Steam-whistle drop by!

This is a modest low cost museum. Its pretty much right across Ripley's Aquarium. Its only $5 and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
treadmill360
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London, Canada
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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 temporary home of the railway simulator and small artifact display. Don Station houses our gift shop and ticket sales for our Miniature Train ride. Explore the grounds to find our interpretive plaques!
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good45%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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255 Bremner Blvd Unit 15, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M9, Canada
Downtown West
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+1 416-214-9229
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I were on a tour with other seniors on our way to Perce Rock. We stopped at CNN Tower. After that, we decided to check out the surrounding area. The Toronto Railway Museum is outdoors and indoors. The trains are cool and...More

2  Thank MaryannF650
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a modest low cost museum. Its pretty much right across Ripley's Aquarium. Its only $5 and rather a small museum. Its interesting enough though and you can spend roughly 30 minutes to an hour reading through the small train exhibits. They had a...More

1  Thank treadmill360
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not far from from Ripley's Aquarium and CN tower. This is modest, low cost museum. Part of it is outside and free to explore. Our kids went on the little train ride. You pay to see the exhibits inside. They have a quirky gift shop.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was downtown and decided to swing by the Toronto Railway Museum. First overall though was that it was pretty cool and was good to hang out and take pictures. The main yard is free to the public. Only the small train ride and the inner...More

1  Thank victorcyho
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits are placed where you can get up close and personal. The outside exhibits are free, the inside ones have a fee. Great signage on every item. Good for beginners and aficionados as well. A sunny day activity as there is much to see...More

1  Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is much history outside the museum for free and can keep you occupied for a while. There is a fee to go inside but we did not. The equipment on display outside is very interesting and diverse and can keep you busy for a...More

1  Thank Dale H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trains outside were interesting and accessible to the public free. The $5 per person fee was for a one inside room of some interesting area photos and historical information. There is a train simulator for the kids to try out as well. There are...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The outside is worth seeing and it is free. The inside cost us $6 and it not worth the time or money. Just a small area to view some railroad videos ,pictures etc.More

Thank Craig O
Kristy M, Manager at Toronto Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Craig, I'm so sorry that our museum did not live up to your expectations. Sadly, while CP required the City of Toronto to allow space for a museum within the John Street Roundhouse, they did not stipulate that the entire building be available to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Toronto Railway Museum was a wonderful surprise addition to our visit to Toronto! It features a small historic indoor museum (costs only $5 per person) where you can view various pieces of railway history and... you get to learn how to drive a train!...More

Thank Lady-Harley1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Railroads play a major part of the history of Canada. Toronto was/still is a major rail center. Until this museum came on board, there was not a good representation of its role with the railroads. It is a work in progress but the displays they...More

Thank John K
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