Mackenzie House

82 Bond St.
Toronto, ON M5J 1A7- Map It
(416) 392-6915

AAA Editor Notes

Mackenzie House, 82 Bond St., was the home of Toronto's first mayor and leader of the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837, an attempt to shift more civil authority to the populace and away from British-appointed officials. The dwelling, presented to William Lyon Mackenzie by grateful citizens, is restored and furnished in mid-Victorian style. A functional, re-created 19th-century printing shop and the kitchen both offer demonstrations. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Jan. 1 to mid-Nov. $6.19; $3.54 (ages 13-18 and 65+); $2.65 (ages 5-12). Rest of year $7.08; $4.42 (ages 5-18 and 65+).
Hours: Tues.-Sun. noon-5, May 1-Labour Day; Tues.-Fri. noon-4, Sat.-Sun. noon-5, day after Labour Day-Dec. 31; Mon.-Fri. noon-4, Sat.-Sun. noon-5, during Mar. school break; Sat.-Sun. noon-5, rest of year. Christmas Eve and Jan. 1, noon-3. Closed Good Friday, Christmas and day after Christmas.