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Photograph from Dinner Table Conversation exhibit

Photograph from Dinner Table Conversation exhibit


Montgomery’s Inn Highlights

Welcome to Montgomery’s Inn, an 1840s-era inn operated as a museum by Toronto Cultural Services at 4709 Dundas St W (at Islington Ave) in Etobicoke, Ontario, 416-394-8113, montinn@toronto.ca.

Please note: Montgomery’s Inn will be closed on Tuesday, January 31 for a film shoot.

Market Days at Montgomery’s Inn

Every Wednesday, all year, 2 to 6 p.m.

Get your fresh-baked bread, Nith Valley Organics produce, Monforte Cheese, Green Gate meat and sausages, Samsara produce, Spade and Spoon preserves, More Than Pies sweets, Bees’ Universe honey and eggs and other treats while you soak up the sun. Have a tour of the museum on us; it’s free on Wednesdays during market hours.
Visit our Market page for news and a complete list of vendors.

Montgomery’s Inn Art Exhibition Series

January-February 2017

  • Dinner Table Conversation (Thursday, January 26 to Tuesday, February 28): A collaborative photography show between the Etobicoke School of the Arts’ grade 10 and 12 photography classes. The title of the show directly relates to the intimate and vulnerable times shared with family or loved ones in an environment as casual as around the dinner table. Curators: Krystyna Poremba and Jelena Gajdel. Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26th 2017 6 to 9 p.m. (See image at left.)

Regular Events

Tea Time at the Inn

Every Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Experience our delicious seasonal menu with your choice of a sweet or savoury plate with a pot of tea or glass of cider.

Fret Not Ukulele Night

First Thursday of every month, 6 to 9 p.m.
A monthly ukulele gathering with Doctor of Music instructor Chris Wilson.

Thirsty Thursdays

Last Thursday of every month, 7 to 10 p.m.
Live traditional music, beverages and stew by firelight in our restored 1847 barroom.

Special Events

Historic Cooking Demonstrations

Saturday, February 4, 11 am to 3 pm.
Come see how Mrs. Montgomery would have cooked at the Inn in the 19th century, over the hearth in our historic kitchen. Free with regular admission to the Inn

Great War Cooking Demonstrations

Tuesday, February 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Culinary Historians of Canada are off to France for the  in April where they will be demonstrating recipes of the Great War. Join them in our Historic Kitchen as they try out dishes from the home front and field kitchens. Free with regular admission to the Inn

Valentine’s Fireside at the Inn

Saturday February 11, two seatings: 7 to 8 p.m. and 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Spend a cozy Valentine’s Day evening near a roaring fire, listening to live music and enjoying a mulled beverage with a suitably sweet romantic dessert. $40 per couple

Family Day at Montgomery’s Inn

Monday, February 20, 1 to 5 p.m.
Drop-in activities, including historic games, crafts, food and music. Free with regular admission to the Inn. No pre-registration required.


Click to visit our Event Calendar for further details and a full listing of coming events.

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