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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.

Market Days at Montgomery’s Inn

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

Note: The outdoor market opened on May 24!

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






October 2017

  • Community Room: An Exhibition of the Illustrations from The Flying Adventure of the Google-Eyed Mole and Mr. Han River Bird (to October 31): Curated by So Young Lee and JP Gural (text by Mi Jeong Hyun; see image at left). October 4-6 marks the South Korean holiday of Chuseok, and to celebrate the Inn will be featuring the stunning illustrations of this beautiful tale. Visit the community room throughout October to discover the story of two unlikely friends who serve as a metaphor for multiculturalism and emphasize the importance of open communication between different cultures. Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 4, 2 to 5 p.m.


Regular Events

Tea Time at the Inn

Every Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Please note: due to Doors Open, the tea room is closed on Sunday, May 28. Complimentary tea and cookies will be available while supplies last.
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

Shades of Old Islington

Saturday, October 28, tours from 6 to 8 & 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Explore Montgomery’s Inn and the Islington Pioneer Cemetery after dark, where you will hear chilling stories guaranteed to get you into the Hallowe’en spirit. Inside the candlelit rooms of the restored Inn, you will discover the perfect atmosphere for hair-raising tales. Not recommended for children under 12.
Admission: $20 + HST, including spooky refreshments. Pre-registration required at montgomerysinn.streamintickets.com


Canada Cooks, Toronto Eats

Saturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5, Noon to 5 p.m.
Join us at the Inn and other participating Toronto’s Historic Sites operated by the City of Toronto to enjoy this free tasting weekend of samples and demonstrations from Naomi Duguid, Montgomery’s Restaurant and the Culinary Historians of Canada plus guided tastings by Great Lakes Brewery and Cheese Excursions. More details and daily schedules to follow so stay tuned!
Admission: Free

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