Aerial view of Queens Park and the Toronto skyline looking south from midtown.

Queen's Park

This beautifully designed park in central Toronto is an essential stop for its stately sandstone architecture and historic sights. At every turn, there are museums and buildings, like the province’s legislature, which together tell the story of Toronto. All major sights are located within a couple of blocks of the immaculately landscaped Queen’s Park.

Don't miss:

  • Free 30-minute tours of the Ontario Legislative Building, the seat of government for Canada’s most populous province 
  • Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library to see unique pieces like a Babylonian cuneiform tablet and original texts from Canadian writers like Margaret Atwood and Leonard Cohen
  • An afternoon spent exploring over 4,000 ceramic objects at the Gardiner Museum 
  • A walk through Queen’s Park, while spotting Toronto’s thriving squirrel population
  • Exploring the spectacular architecture and grounds of the University of Toronto and its surrounding areas

BOUNDARIES: The area around Queen’s Park, Wellesley Street West to the south and Queen’s Park Crescent to the north. 

PUBLIC TRANSIT (TTC): Queen’s Park and Museum subway stations.

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