Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto

Historic site in the northern part of Toronto, just west of York University and southeast of the Jane and Steeles intersection.

Historic site in the northern part of Toronto, just west of York University and southeast of the Jane and Steeles intersection. It overlooks Black Creek, a tributary of the Humber River. To visit Black Creek Pioneer Village is to journey back in time to discover life in early Ontario. The Village is an example of a typical crossroads community found in the Toronto area during the 1800s. It is a recreation of life during that time and consists of over forty historic 19th century buildings, decorated in the style of the 1860s with period furnishings and actors portraying villagers. Here you will do much more than just learn about history. You will taste it, smell it, touch it, hear it and walk through it. As you explore 40 carefully restored heritage homes, shops & gardens, history will come alive as interpreters and artisans in period dress help you discover how settlers lived, worked and played.
















About Black Creek Pioneer Village

 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, ON, Canada

 +1 416-736-1733


Black Creek Pioneer Village and Nearby Sights on Map

Canada's Wonderland

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Imperial Oil Building

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Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens

Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens, east side of Yonge Street, just south of Lawrence Avenue (Subway: Lawrence), +1 416 392-8188

Edwards Gardens and the Toronto Botanical Gardens

35 acres of 20th century naturalistic parkland famous for rhododendrons, seasonal perennials, roses and wildflowers on the uplands

Casa Loma

Visit Casa Loma and step back in time to a period of European elegance and splendour

Spadina House Museum

Adjacent to Casa Loma, this museum gives a more authentic version of Canada's history

Mount Pleasant Cemetery

The cemetery has miles of walking paths and is the resting place of many famous people, including former prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, pianist Glenn Gould, the co-discoverers of insulin Frederick Banting and Charles Best, and Timothy Eaton

Honest Ed's

Toronto landmark that invites you to 'Come in and Get Lost!' While this gigantic department store is far more impressive outside than in, it's definitely worth a look if for no other reason than to see the gigantic 'No Refunds' signs that wallpaper the interior

Ramsden Park

Ramsden Park is a relatively large, urban park, on the western edge of the neighbourhood, with its entrance right on the west side of Yonge Street