Nestled in the beautiful grounds of Thomson Memorial Park, the Scarborough Historical Museum tells the tale of Scarborough's rural past and the universal story of the experiences faced by immigrants to a new land.
About the Collections
Historic Cornell House, McCowan Log House, Kennedy Discovery Gallery and Hough Carriage Works.
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 3301
Historic Cornell 1858 home, McCowan Log House, Kennedy Discovery Gallery and Hough Carriage Works.
Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices
Costumes and Accessories
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Services & Activities
City of Toronto museums and galleries connect students with history, art and culture in the city.
Hands-on discovery, active inquiry, integrated learning and fun is what you'll find in more than 80 different programs that enhance the Ontario curriculum for: Social Studies/History and Geography, Science and Technology, Language and The Arts.
Classes or Workshops
: Age 5-11 (k-6)
: Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP)
: Age 18 and up (Post-Secondary)
Free public parking. Public washrooms. Picnic area in park. Special needs: Partial accessiblity.
Accessible by Public Transportation
Nature Trails, Walks or Gardens
Special Needs Facilities
Volunteer Services Available •
Volunteer Training Offered
Number of Volunteers: 50
Activities: Historical interpretation, gardening, historic cooking, research, program assistance, events, fundraising
Youth Mentorship Experience - volunteer opportunities for youth!
1007 Brimley Road
150 Borough Drive c/o SCC Mailroom, Scarborough, Ontario
Hours of Operation
Casual visitors and booked groups enjoy tours and programs offered seasonally. Summer Day Camps, March Break Camp and other children's workshops are also available.
Open: January - March Tuesday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm
March - June Tuesday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm
Weekends - Noon to 4 pm
July - August Tuesday - Sunday Noon to 5 pm
September - December Tuesday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm
Weekends Noon to 4 pm
Statutory Holidays except Canada Day
Adults: $3.00, Seniors/Youths: $1.50/ Children: $1.00
Family Day - Free!