Colborne Lodge - Historic Places Days

Colborne Lodge

Toronto, Ontario
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
11 Colborne Lodge Drive Toronto ON
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Hours
May – August Tuesday to Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m.
Phone
416-392-6916

Explore 19th-century innovation and creativity, city building, science, technology and design as exemplified by John Howard at Colborne Lodge. The site was built in 1837 and is located at the south end of High Park. The park’s 165 acres were originally the property of the Howard family and included the Lodge and a variety of farm outbuildings. John and Jemima Howard gifted the property to the City of Toronto to be used as a public park.

The museum site consists of two buildings: an original Regency Picturesque stucco cottage and John Howard’s original Picture Gallery.

Colborne Lodge offers ongoing events and exhibits, popular kids programs, school trips as well as a unique glimpse of Toronto history. Drop in to Colborne Lodge to view the many original furnishings and artifacts, and some of John Howard’s own watercolours depicting images of early Toronto.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parkland
  • Washrooms

Location

11 Colborne Lodge Drive Toronto ON
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