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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.

Celebrating 40 years in 2015!

Market Days at Montgomery’s Inn

Every Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m.
We’re outdoors throughout the summer (until the end of October, 2015)! 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

Current shows: October
In the Community Room, the photo exhibit If Walls Could Speak, documenting Montgomery’s Inn volunteers, continues throughout the month.

  • Community Room: October 10 to 31: “The Haunted Canvas”: (pictured at left) A Hallowe’en group art exhibition featuring work by Nancy Bennett, Elaine Ford, Linda Langerak, Brigitte Meskey, Ingrid Mueller, Dave Rheaume and Ross Rheaume.
  • Briarly Room (October 14 to November 30: “To Feed a Planet”: An exhibit of photographs depicting farmers and markets around the world, as well as the buying, selling, preparation and eating of food by J.P. Gural and Soyoung Lee.
  • Hallway Gallery (opening October 14): “Stories from the Market: Farmers and Vendors of the Montgomery’s Inn Farmers’ Market”: a World Food Day Exhibit curated by OCAD student Tak Pham with photographs by Clement Edokpayi.

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.

Get INNside! A Celebration for our Winter Market Days and World Food Day

Wednesday, October 14
A celebration of Market Days at Montgomery’s Inn and World Food Day! Canadian food policy analyst and writer Wayne Roberts hosts a day of vendors, music, drop-in workshops and food tastings and local refreshments. Visit the Get INNside! page for complete details and schedule.

Master and Commander

Friday to Sunday, October 16 to 18
Danceweavers presents a  weekend in the world of Patrick O’Brian‘s beloved seafaring characters Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, featuring a talk from Canadian author Victor Suthren (The Island of Canada, To Go Upon Discovery, The Sea Has No End) and performances by period musical trio Gin Lane, plus lectures, demonstrations, workshops, dancing, Georgian food, grog, and a historical merchants’ market. Click the links to view the preliminary schedule, menus, pricing and registration form.

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

Visit our Media Room.



The Black Lady

The Black Lady from “The Haunted Canvas”

Bowels of the Netherworld from “The Haunted Canvas”

Three Clowns

Three Clowns from “The Haunted Canvas”