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Royal Ontario Museum

Located right next door to The Royal Conservatory, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is among the world’s leading museums of natural history and world cultures. Purchase your ROM admission tickets online and save up to 30% off * regular rates. Enjoy one of Toronto's best family destinations - for less! Visit www.rom.on.ca, order tickets and use the promo code PERFORMANCE. Print your tickets and just walk right in.

100 Queen’s Park (entrance is on Bloor Street), 416-586-8000, www.rom.on.ca
*Discount valid for advance online ticket purchase only.

Bata Shoe Museum

Discover the treasures of North America 's charming shoe museum. Hundreds of shoes (from a collection numbering over 10,000) are on exhibit in architect Raymond Moriyama's award-winning four-storey structure. The museum celebrates the style and function of footwear in four impressive galleries. Footwear on display ranges from Chinese bound foot shoes and ancient Egyptian sandals to chestnut-crushing clogs and glamorous platforms.

327 Bloor Street West, 416.979.7799, www.batashoemuseum.ca

Gardiner Museum

The Gardiner Museum offers an intimate look at one of the world’s oldest and most universal forms of art and material culture: ceramics. Complemented by special exhibitions, the collection exceeds 3,000 historical and contemporary pieces and spans continents and time, giving you an extraordinary glimpse into the development of the ceramic process, decoration, and shape. Located across from the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto’s charming Yorkville district, the Gardiner has undergone a major expansion of its gallery and studio spaces. It remains one of the city’s finest examples of modernist architecture.

111 Queen’s Park, 416.586.8080, www.gardinermuseum.on.ca

Yorkville Area

Cross over into the world of Bloor-Yorkville - the ultimate fusion of historic charm and modern seduction. Toronto 's most celebrated neighbourhood of style and culture offers a unique blend of designer boutiques, fashionable restaurants, plush hotels, and leading galleries... 700 in all!

www.bloor-yorkville.com

Annex Area

The Bloor-Annex area is a vibrant and colourful community in the heart of Toronto. Discover many wonderful shops, services, and restaurants from all over the globe. The area is located on Bloor Street West with two main intersections, Bathurst and Spadina, both easily accessible by the Bloor-Danforth TTC subway.