Museums in Toronto

There is a lot to do in Toronto, and if you do not visit at least a few museums while in the area you are making a big mistake. When it comes to museums, Toronto does not lack in any area. In fact, anybody interested in visiting the best museums in the world is well aware that Toronto is a great place to start. With plenty of museums (ranging from art to textiles and more) to visit it is safe to say that you can spend days on end educating yourself.

Here is a small list of some of the most popular museums in the city of Toronto:

Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum is the largest art museum in Canada. For this reason, it attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each and every year. With more than six million works of art it is easy to see why the Royal Ontario Museum has become so popular over the years. To go along with plenty to see and a great location, you will notice the sophisticated atmosphere from the moment you set foot in the door. In addition to traditional pieces that are just for the eyes, the Royal Ontario Museum also offers hands on exhibits that are perfect for children. As you can see, if you are looking to visit a museum with children this is the place to be.

Every year, approximately 750,000 people visit the Royal Ontario Museum. Are you going to be next? If you want to visit one of the most popular museums in the world you answer should be yes.

Avro Arrow ReplicaToronto Aerospace Museum

Since opening in September 2000 the Toronto Aerospace Museum has made a name for itself. Located in the original de Haviland Canada aircraft factory you will immediately fall in love with the atmosphere. Although the Toronto Aerospace Museum has only been around for a few years it is making great strides. In addition to regular exhibits it also offers special events in correspondence with the Toronto Aviation and Aircraft Show. If you are interested in the history of aircrafts you will definitely want to spend some time at the Toronto Aerospace Museum if you are in the area.

Museum for Textiles

The Museum for Textiles is the only establishment of its type in the entire country. For this reason, people from all over Canada come to visit the Museum for Textiles every year. To go along with this, the museum also has a great reputation in other parts of the world. A collection of more than 8,000 items from every corner of the world has made the Museum for Textiles popular among tourists. In fact, many people travel to the Toronto area just to take a closer look at the pieces located in the collection at the Museum for Textiles.

With 15,000 square feet you can only imagine how much this museum has to offer. In addition to pieces of fabric, quilts, carpets, and garments the museum also does a great job exhibiting ceremonial objects from the past as well.

The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Aerospace Museum, and Museum for Textiles are among the most popular destinations in the city. But remember, these are just three of the many museums that you can visit.

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