Toronto CityPASS » Plan Your Visit
Address & Hours
301 Front Street West
In the heart of the Toronto Entertainment District
(416) 86-TOWER (868-6937)cntower.ca
Summer: Open daily, 9am-11pm
Winter: Sun-Thu, 9am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 9am-10:30pm
Seasonal changes; call or see website to confirm.
Closed Christmas Day
100 Queen's Park
At Bloor Street West and Avenue Road. Main entrance off Bloor Street West in the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal
Closed Christmas Day
1 Austin Terrace
Corner of Spadina Road and Davenport Road
Open daily, 9:30am-5pm
Last entry, 4pm
Closed early, 1pm Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day
361A Old Finch Avenue
Northeast of downtown at Highway 401 and Meadowvale Road (exit 389)
Hours subject to change without notice; see website or call for current hours.
Last admission one hour before closing.
Closed Christmas Day.
Tower Experience admission includes LookOut level (1,136 ft./346m.), Glass Floor level and access to attractions such as the CN Tower story in the Height of Excellence film, motion theatre ride and more.
General Admission to Canada’s largest museum of world cultures and natural history.
Castle admission including multimedia guide and Pellatt film.
General admission to five indoor pavilions and outdoor trails that highlight over 5,000 animal residents of the zoo.
General Admission to Canada’s leading science center including the Weston Family Innovation Centre for teens and young-adults, and KidSpark for age 8 and under.
- This marvel of civil engineering offers amazing views.
- Take in the views from the 1,136 ft./346m LookOut, plus the world famous Glass Floor with its outdoor terrace at 1,122 ft./342m.
- A new lighting system architecturally enhances the Tower from bottom to top.
- Gordo the Barosaurus, the largest dinosaur on display in Canada
- An assortment of collections include Asian art, Egyptian mummies and African jewelry.
- Explore the world’s biodiversity from ice age mammals to Canada's First Peoples
- The new Bat Cave — bigger, better, scarier
- Step back in time — experience the elegance and splendor of a true medieval style castle.
- Enjoy 5 acres of beautifully maintained gardens from May through October.
- Explore the decorated suites, secret passages, an 800-foot tunnel, towers, and stables.
- The Story of Sir Henry Pellatt film presentation follows the arc of this amazing man's life.
- Toronto Zoo is home to over 5,000 animals and 460 species.
- Starting in spring 2013, the newly-renovated Eurasia region, with its new Giant Panda Education Centre, will be home to Da Mao and Er Shun, two bamboo-loving bears on loan from China for a limited time.
- Indoor/outdoor pavilions provide a great experience in all weather conditions.
- Meet the Keeper talks & feedings happen throughout the day.
- Three rare and beautiful white lions joined the African Savanna family in 2012.
- The 10-Acre Tundra Trek includes an award winning polar bear habitat plus snow geese, reindeer, snowy owl, Arctic fox and wolves.
- The First Nation Art Garden shares the Aboriginal worldview though artwork.
- Join in innovative thinking and provocative dialogue in science and technology
- Fun, hands-on exhibits include WordHarp, Ferrofluid Fountain, and Pipe Dreams
- The Weston Family Innovation Centre inspires you to experiment and create
- KidSpark is the learn-through-play space for kids eight and under
Present CityPASS booklet or voucher at guest services desk to skip the main ticket line.
Present CityPASS booklet at the express entry point. Exchange voucher for a CityPASS booklet at the main ticket window.
Present CityPASS booklet at the ticket-tear location in Great Hall. Exchange voucher for a CityPASS booklet at box office.
Present CityPASS booklet or voucher at main entrance. You may also present your booklet at the group gate (far right of entrance) when it’s open to skip the main ticket line.
Present CityPASS booklet at box office or membership ticket pick-up counter in main lobby. Exchange voucher for a CityPASS booklet at box office.
Special Exhibits Included with CityPASS
Sebastião Salgado: GENESIS
Through September 2, 2013
GENESIS by internationally renowned photojournalist Sebastião Salgado makes its North American premiere at the ROM presented in partnership with the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. GENESIS is an eight year photographic expedition traveling to 32 different locations around the planet, showcasing over two hundred hauntingly beautiful and provocative photographs aspiring to share the raw beauty of the landscapes, seascapes and people that have escaped the destructive reach of modern society.
This exhibition is produced in collaboration with Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto.
Through September 1, 2013
The newest ROM exhibition showcases textiles and costume that, in their own remarkable way, are BIG … BIG in size, BIG in historical importance, BIG news, created by a BIG name, carry a BIG price tag, and so on. Funky and unique, forty objects – both historical and contemporary – gathered from the ROM’s extensive collections showcase BIG from around the world. They range from Egyptian clothing to 18th- and 19th- century western costumes to 20th-century haute couture. Some have never before been on display.
Game On 2.0
Through September 12, 2013
From Pong to Guitar Hero, the Ontario Science Centre will host Game On 2.0 with more than 150 playable games from across the history of the medium - including pinball games - as well as rarely-seen consoles, controllers and collectables. The world’s largest celebration of video games making its first Canadian appearance, Game On 2.0 features game design, development, and production including multiplayer games, handheld devices, original concept and character art, and the history’s most influential arcade machines. Visitors will experience more than 60 years of gaming entertainment and technology; from the very first commercial coin-operated game to the latest in virtual reality and 3D gaming.
Upgrades for CityPASS Holders
The SkyPod observation level: 33 stories above the main observation levels. Cost for CityPASS holders: $12 CAD. Available at the base and LookOut levels.
EdgeWalk: Thrilling outdoor hands-free walk. Cost for CityPASS holders: $175 CAD. More information and reservations: (855) 553-3833 or see details.
Some special exhibitions require an additional fee.
ROM Audio Tour: $5 CAD
Zoomobile, camel and pony rides and face painting require an additional fee (seasonal and weather permitting).
Sharks at Stingray Bay: Ends Oct. 8, 2012. Cost for CityPASS holders: $2.50
Conservation Carousel: Cost for CityPASS holders: $3/ride
Gorilla Climb Ropes Course: Cost for CityPASS holders: $8
Special exhibitions may require separate, additional admission ticket; price not included in CityPASS admission.
OMNIMAX Theatre: Separate tickets required. Cost for CityPASS holders: adult $13 CAD; child (4-17) $9. IMAX Double Bill (Fri-Sat nights): adult $20; youth/child (4-17) $18.
Advice for Visitors
During high travel seasons such as holidays and summer, entry lines can be longer than usual. Please keep this in mind when planning your visits to the attractions.
- Mornings before 11am and evenings after 7pm are the least crowded.
- Himalamazon motion theater guests must be at least 42 inches (107 cm) tall.
- 360 Restaurant: Reservations are recommended and may be made online or by calling (416) 362-5411.
- Shop at the CN Tower gift shop and save 10% with the coupon in the back of your CityPASS booklet.
- Visit weekdays after 1 p.m. when it's less crowded.
- Daily tours are offered to the public by trained volunteer Docents, and many are free with museum admission. Inquire at the Information Desk or see details.
- CityPASS users with disabilities may receive one additional admission free with each paid booklet.
- Arrive before 11:30am when it's less crowded.
- Don't miss the display of Hollywood film posters from films shot at the castle, located on the lower level.
- Your CityPASS ticket includes fixed charges for an audio guide and the Pellatt documentary film.
- Enjoy Casa Loma gardens from May to October.
- Staff engage visitors with wonders of science through daily demonstrations, so be sure to experience one.
Parking: Closest lot is south lot of Metro Toronto Convention Centre (enter off Lower Simcoe from Bremner Blvd or Lakeshore Blvd).
Dining: 360 Restaurant, Horizons Restaurant and Bar & Le Café
Accessibility: Drop off and pick up on Bremner Boulevard, south of Tower and east of Rogers Centre. Wheel-Trans designated stop at Gate 7 of Rogers Centre. Nearest designated parking at Rogers Centre.
Gift Shop: The Marketplace
Parking: Lots within walking distance: 9 Bedford Road (north of Bloor St.,); 37 Yorkville Avenue (north of Bloor St., east of Yorkville Ave.)
Dining: Food Studio, c5 Restaurant Lounge
Accessibility: ROM is committed to accessibility for all visitors by providing access to collections and information resources; see details.
Self-Guide: Audio tour, $5
Gift Shop: ROM Museum Store (Level 1) and ROMkids Store (Level 2)
Coat Check: Coat check, $2; baggage check, free
Strollers: Strollers, $2
Parking: Parking lot: $3/hr, $9 max
Dining: Sir Henry's Cafe
Self-Guide: Audio tour in 8 languages (English, French, Japanese, German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese and Korean), included with CityPASS admission.
Gift Shop: Castle Keep Gift Shop
Strollers: Strollers not recommended (many stairs and small elevator).
Parking: $10 CAD per vehicle
Dining: Multiple food outlets, some open seasonally; see details.
Accessibility: Accessible parking. Free wheelchair rental, $5 CAD refundable deposit required; see details.
Gift Shop: Zootique and six other gift shops, some open seasonally.
Strollers: Strollers, $7 CAD; double strollers, $10 CAD; wagons, $8 CAD (plus refundable $5 deposit on each).
*Prices subject to change without notice.
Parking: $10 per vehicle (cash only)
Dining: Galileo’s Bistro (Level 1), The Lobby Café and Great Hall Kiosk (Level 2), KidSpark Kiosk (Level 4), Valley Market Place and Gourmet Cuisine Café (Level 6)
Accessibility: OSC is barrier-free. Wheelchairs, free.
Gift Shop: Mastermind (Level 1), Mastermind Satellite Kiosk (Level 6)
TTC: Take the subway to Union Station; from there, the CN Tower is a short walk west on Front St.
TTC: Take the Yonge-University-Spadina line or Bloor-Danforth line to St. George subway stop (Bedford Road exit).
TTC: Take the Spadina-University line to Dupont Station, located two stops north of St. George Station. Walk north two blocks on Spadina Avenue.
TTC: Take Yonge-University-Spadina subway north to Eglinton Station, then take the 34 Eglinton East bus. Get off at Don Mills Road and walk south. Or take the Bloor subway east to Pape Station and take the 25 Don Mills bus and get off at St. Dennis Drive in front of the Science Centre.
Unscheduled group visits may create a delay in entry. For your convenience, here is list of attractions with specific group requirements. We strongly recommend that you contact them prior to your visit based on the group sizes indicated below. Please feel welcome to also contact attractions not listed here to ensure a smooth entry.
Groups of 20 or more: Call (416) 586-5801 x2.
Groups of 10 or more: Call (416) 392-5932.
Groups of 20 or more: Call (888) 696-1110.
TTC — Toronto Transit Commission
Toronto Transit Commission is available every day. On weekdays and Saturdays, trains run every few minutes from 6 a.m. until 1:30 a.m. On Sundays, trains run from about 9 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Most buses and streetcars start weekdays at 5 a.m., and run until 1:30 a.m.; reduced weekend service. Buses and streetcars are equipped with route and destination information signs. Schedule information is posted at most major route intersections.
Blue Night Network supplies late-night service. Buses and streetcars run on most major routes (transit stops are marked with a reflective blue band) from 1:30 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Service operates every 30 minutes or less.
Single cash fare: adult $3 CAD; senior/student $2 CAD; child (3-12) $ .75 CAD.
More information: Call 416-393-INFO or go to www.ttc.ca
A TTC Day Pass provides unlimited one-day travel, valid from start of service until 5:30 p.m. the next day. A Day Pass can be purchased for a single rider any day of the week. On weekends and holidays, Day Passes are available to accommodate couples, families, and small groups.
The Toronto CityPASS booklet contains an informative advertisement for the TTC Day Pass. It is not a coupon valid for transportation. Buy a TTC Day Pass at any collector booth within any subway station.
For prices and more information: Call 416-393-INFO or go to www.ttc.ca
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