Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. It is the hub of the nation’s commercial, financial, industrial and cultural life. People have lived here since shortly after the last ice age. There are so many things to do and see in Toronto, one of North America’s largest, most diverse and exciting urban centres. Toronto certainly is a city worth exploring! A few
of the choices include:
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) contains more than six million items and forty galleries, the museum has notable collections of dinosaurs, Near Eastern and African Art, East Asian art, European history and Canadian history. It also houses the world's largest collection of fossils.
Ontario Science Center students can touch and experiment with over 800 mind-bending exhibits. Static electricity will make student’s hair stand on end and students can hear a whisper across a crowded room in the disorientation chamber.
Art Gallery of Ontario is one of the largest Art Museums in North America. Designed by architect Frank Gehry, it now boasts over 68,000 works contained in 480,000 square feet.
Toronto Zoo where students can capture the wonder of over 4,000 animals displayed much as you would encounter them in the wilds. Students will experience the magnificence of the natural world in the Indoor Zoo where 8 tropical pavilions are filled with plants, fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals can be viewed from levels, and even underwater in some cases.
CN Tower is Canada’s tallest free standing structure, at 1815 feet above ground. Students get an excellent view of this world class city from the observation deck of this unique building.
Air Canada Centre for one memorable hour, students can walk the same halls as the Raptors and Maple Leafs as well as the entertainment world’s greatest stars, from Bon Jovi to Madonna. Students will get exclusive entry into areas not open to the public during events.
St Lawrence Market over 120 specialty merchants and vendors await you at Toronto's premier market at Front and Jarvis Streets. In the centre of the historic Old Town Toronto, close to the hub of today's downtown, sit three buildings that have served as Toronto's social centre, City Hall and market place throughout the City's history.
Black Creek Pioneer Village has more than 30 authentic restored buildings of a living Ontario Village. It recreates with surprising realism the sights, sounds, and smells of a rural community dating back to the 1850'S.
Ontario Parliament Buildings, the forum for Ontario’s politicians since the late 1800's. A Tour of the facilities includes a view of the extensive collection of Art and Mineral Exhibitions.
Canada's Wonderland is Canada's largest amusement park. Students can amuse themselves by enjoying a variety of entertainment from all kinds of rides to variety shows.