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    Temporary Closure

    Museum Closure Temporary closure announcement: Effective November 23, the Toronto Railway Museum is temporarily closed until further notice in accordance with the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health. The health and…

  • John C. Clarke at the Roundhouse, early 1970s. Posing in front of a steam locomotive

    At the Roundhouse with John C. Clarke

    In 2010, the Toronto Railway Historical Association (TRHA) team interviewed John C. Clarke. Clarke worked as the locomotive shop foreman at the John Street Roundhouse in the 1970s. As a…

  • Volunteers worked extensively on Cape Race, the solarium-lounge car pictured here, in 2020.

    Thank You Volunteers

    Thank you volunteers! The museum remains temporarily closed, but you can still find us online through our social media accounts. Keep reading to take a peek at what our volunteers…

  • Festive gift tag graphic that reads "holiday gift guide" set on a mustard yellow background

    Gift Guide 2020 – Toronto Railway Museum

    Shop local, avoid delayed packages, and support the museum all at the same time! Keep reading to browse our holiday gift guide for 2020. The most festive month of the…

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    Toronto’s Railways At War

    The 48th Highlanders at Don Station This month, we’re commemorating Remembrance Day with our temporary exhibit, Toronto’s Railways at War. The exhibit is on display now until November 30. Canada’s…

  • Colourized image of the Roundhouse in June 1930.

    Celebrating the John Street Roundhouse

    This month marks the John Street Roundhouse’s anniversary – an occasion we like to celebrate every year! Keep reading to discover the story of the unique National Historic Site the…

  • LRC 6917 is part of the Toronto Railway Museum collection and the history of VIA Rail.

    Guest Blog: A Short History of VIA Rail

    Today, summer staff member Mitchell talks about passenger rail in Canada. Many people who come to the museum love to see our exhibit on the Canadian. Often, many of the…

  • Jason Shron participating in model railroading.

    Article: Model railroading during COVID-19

    Last month, the Globe & Mail featured an article by TRM Volunteer Jason Shron. He discussed the unexpected positives of the pandemic for model railroading. The full article is available…

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Effective November 23, the Toronto Railway Museum is temporarily closed until further notice in accordance with the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health.

We are looking forward to reopening our doors once it is safe to do so.

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