Regular Hours & Admissions

Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM
Weekends by appointment
Closed on public holidays

Admission is free, although donations, in support of the work of the museum, are gratefully appreciated.

Location

Shevchenko Museum
1604 Bloor St. West
Toronto, Ontario
M6P 1A7

Tel: 416-534-8662
Email: shevchenkomuseum@bellnet.ca

Directions

Public Transit

From Keele Subway Station, walk east along north side of Bloor, or from Dundas West Subway Station, walk west along north side of Bloor to 1604 Bloor Street West.

Union Pearson (UP) Express

Walk west along the north side of Bloor Street from the Bloor GO and Union Pearson Express station to 1604 Bloor Street West.

By Car

From West:
Take Gardiner Expressway E to exit 146 Lakeshore Boulevard towards ON-2. Merge onto Lakeshore Blvd W and turn left (N) onto Parkside Drive. Turn right (E) onto Bloor St. W. and travel 400m to 1604 Bloor St. W.

From East:
Take Gardiner Expressway W to exit 149 Jameson Ave. Keep left, merge onto Lakeshore Blvd. W. and turn right (N) onto Parkside Drive. Turn right (E) onto Bloor St W and travel 400m to 1604 Bloor St. W.

Parking

Street parking is available on Bloor Street West with restricted hours. There are a few municipal parking lots within short walking distance:

  • one block East of the museum on Dorval Rd.
  • the TTC Keele subway station parking lot, one block West of the museum, on Indian Rd.
  • Green P parking, at 2201 Dundas St W, south east of the Shevchenko Museum

Special Events

The Shevchenko Museum presents temporary historic, fine art, ethnographic, and folkloric exhibitions which are open to the public.

Groups & Tours

The Shevchenko Museum is pleased to welcome school and camp groups of all ages. Guided tours are available in English and Ukrainian. To book a tour please email us at shevchenkomuseum@bellnet.ca or call 416-534-8662.

Book an Event

The museum’s permanent gallery, library and changing display areas offer an environment for the exhibition of new works, and community space for arts programming, lectures, meetings, seminars, and private events. The second floor open-concept art gallery is fully-equipped with state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment. Rentals are available on an hourly basis or for daytime or evening events. Click here for rental details and options.

Research

The library and archives of the Shevchenko Museum will eventually be open for scholarly research by appointment only. Please contact shevchenkomuseum@bellnet.ca for details.

Shevchenko Museum Talks

Attend our seasonal Shevchenko Museum Talks series where we host Ukrainian and Canadian presenters who speak on history, literature, ethnography, art, music, dance, film, gastronomy, culinary arts, and other topics. Shevchenko Museum Talks are open to the public and held both in person and virtually. Click here for upcoming talks.

Photography

Photography is allowed, but no flash.

Accessibility

Our wheelchair-accessible building is comfortable, light-filled, and airy. Equipped with an elevator and private restroom facilities on three floors, it meets all City of Toronto design guidelines for barrier-free spaces. The Shevchenko Museum prides itself on being a safe, inclusive, egalitarian, and accessible place where all are welcome.

What's Nearby

We are conveniently located steps from the Dundas West and Keele subway stations and the Bloor GO and Union Pearson Express station, and in close proximity to the many restaurants, shops and amenities in the High Park and Roncesvalles neighbourhoods.