Todmorden Mills - Historic Places Days

Todmorden Mills

Toronto, Ontario
Cultural Heritage Centre
67 Pottery Road Toronto, ON
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The Papermill Gallery is open Wednesday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free guided tours of site are offered Wednesday to Sunday. Wednesday: tours at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursday to Sunday: tours at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

There is a secret place hidden in the Don River Valley, between highways and subways, under bridges and behind trees; Todmorden Mills is a cross-section of Toronto, stacked century-by-century, and layer-by-layer upon itself. From an Indigenous waterway to industrial hub, from a prisoner of war camp to a modern arts and theatre venue; each community has made its mark and added another layer to explore.

The same wealth of natural resources, which brought Indigenous peoples to the Don River Valley, has been a magnet drawing settlers, industrialists, workers, artists and families for centuries.

Together, they have shaped Todmorden Mills into its current role as a vibrant natural, historic, and cultural landscape.

Todmorden Mills allows visitors to immerse themselves in Toronto’s history through the daily lives of the working people who made the lumber, flour, beer, and bricks that built our city


  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parkland
  • Washrooms


67 Pottery Road Toronto, ON
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