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Science and Technology

This section features museums and other attractions related to science, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation.

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Allan Gardens Conservatory

Toronto, ON, Canada

Allan Gardens (founded in 1858) is one of the oldest parks in Toronto. . .

Caledonia Grand Trunk Station

Caledonia, ON, Canada

Caledonia railway station was built in 1908 by the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada. . .


Canadian Automotive Museum

Oshawa, ON, Canada

Automotive museum housed in a former car dealership near Toronto. . .

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Mount Hope, ON, Canada

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is an aviation museum located at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport in Hamilton, Ontario. . .


Craigleith Heritage Depot

Collingwood, ON, Canada

The Craigleith Heritage Depot is a museum, library, tourism and community hub. . .


Halton County Radial Railway

Milton, ON, Canada

A working museum of electric streetcars, other railway vehicles, trolleybuses and buses. . .


Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

Hamilton, ON, Canada

The museum features two 70-ton steam-powered pumping engines from the 19th century. . .

Hammond Museum of Radio

Guelph, ON, Canada

This museum contains a large collection of radio equipment and related artifacts. . .


Hillary House, The Koffler Museum of Medicine

Aurora, ON, Canada

Hillary House, the Koffler Museum of Medicine is recognized as one of the best examples of Gothic Revival architecture in Canada. . .

HMCS Haida

Hamilton, ON, Canada

HMCS Haida, a former Royal Canadian Navy destroyer, is now a museum ship on the Hamilton waterfront. . .


Horseless Carriage Museum

Fenelon Falls, ON, Canada

Described as a "non- profit, privately-owned museum specializing in pre-1900 transportation and turn-of-the-century mechanical antiquities. . ."


Memory Junction Railway Museum

Brighton, ON, Canada

The Memory Junction Railway Museum preserves a collection of railway memorabilia in Brighton. . .


Ontario Science Centre

Toronto, ON, Canada

The Ontario Science Centre is a science museum in Toronto. . .


Ontario Steam Heritage Museum

Puslinch, ON, Canada

This privately owned museum has a collection of steam-powered locomotives, tractors, and other equipment. . .

Oshawa Military and Industrial Museum

Oshawa, ON, Canada

The Oshawa Military and Industrial Museum is an accredited Canadian Forces Museum. . .

Peterborough Lift Lock

Peterborough, ON, Canada

The Peterborough Lift Lock is a boat lift located on the Trent Canal in the city of Peterborough. . .

Peterborough Museum & Archives

Peterborough, ON, Canada

The Peterborough Museum & Archives is a historical museum in Peterborough, Ontario. . .


Toronto Railway Museum

Toronto, ON, Canada

A railway museum in Toronto's Roundhouse Park. . .

Zoos & Aquariums

African Lion Safari

Hamilton, ON, Canada

African Lion Safari is a family-owned safari park in Southern Ontario. . .

Indian River Reptile Zoo

Indian River, ON, Canada

Indian River Reptile Zoo is one of only a few accredited reptile zoos in Canada. . .

Reptilia Zoo and Education Centre

Vaughan, ON, Canada

Reptilia is Canada's largest indoor reptile zoo. . .

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is a public aquarium in Toronto. . .

Riverview Park and Zoo

Peterborough, ON, Canada

The Riverview Park & Zoo has animal exhibits, a miniature train ride, and an F-86 Sabre fighter aircraft on display. . .

Toronto Zoo

Toronto, ON, Canada

The largest zoo in Canada. . .

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