Toronto is filled with beautiful museums and galleries that are waiting to be explored and did you know that a handful of them offer free admission? Grab a friend or plan a family day out – these are 15 Toronto museums and galleries that are free to visit.

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Third Tuesdays at the ROM

The ROM is free or everyone on the third Tuesday Night (4:30 PM – 8:30 PM) of each month.

There is no advanced booking necessary to attend, but admission does run on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Where: 100 Queens Park
When: Every third Tuesday of the month from 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

First Wednesdays at the AGO

Admission to the AGO is freethe first Wednesday night of each month, between 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Be sure to book your free General Admission tickets online in advance to ensure entry. Tickets are released online at 10:00 AM the Monday prior to the first Wednesday of every month.

Where: 317 Dundas Street West
When: Every first Wednesday of the month from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday Nights at MOCA

The MOCA offers free entry every Friday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Guests can attend an exhibition, explore the historic building, and enjoy special events on select dates.

Where: 158 Sterling Road #100
When: Fridays from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Aga Khan Museum Free Wednesdays

The Aga Khan Museum welcomes to the public to enjoy free admission on Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Where: 77 Wynford Drive
When: Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Bata Shoe Museum Free Sundays 

Shoe lovers – listen up! Bata Shoe Museum opens it’ doors for free on Sundays.

Advanced tickets are not required, but BSM does recommend booking them if you’re able.

Where: 327 Bloor Street West
When: Sundays from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The City of Toronto has a list of history museums that are always free to visit, too!

Central Toronto




Free museums for all, Toronto!