Casa Loma

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Interior
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Casa Loma ("Hill House" in Spanish) is a Gothic Revival style building in midtown Toronto. It has over 98 rooms and is currently used as a museum, tourist attraction and wedding venue. Casa Loma has also been a popular location for movies and TV.

Casa Loma is on Austin Terrace, at the north end of Spadina Road on an escarpment (Davenport Hill) above Davenport Road. Casa Loma is served by St. Clair West Station on the TTC's Yonge-University-Spadina line.

History

It was originally a residence for financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt but is now a museum and landmark. Casa Loma was constructed ofrom 1911–1914. The architect was E. J. Lennox.

After financial difficulties, the city seized Casa Loma in 1933 from the owners for $27,303 in back taxes.

In 1937, however, it was leased by the Kiwanis Club of Toronto (currently known as the Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma). Today, Casa Loma is undergoing a 15 year exterior restoration.

Casa Loma has five acres of gardens.

Hours

Open Daily 9:30am-5pm, (Last admission : 4:00 p.m.). Closed December 25

Admission prices

  • Adults (18 - 59) $18.19
  • Seniors (60 +) $12.95
  • Youth (14 - 17) $12.95
  • Children (4- 13) $10.02

Other details

1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 1X8, Canada Director:Virginia Cooper Curator:Joan Crosbie Public transit access: Dupont Station, TTC Website: casaloma.org


Rooms

  • Great Hall
  • Library
  • Dining Room
  • The Conservatory
  • Serving Room
  • Peacock Alley
  • Sir Henry's Study
  • Smoking Room
  • Billiards Room
  • Oak Room
  • Sir Henry's Suite
  • Sir Henry's Bathroom
  • Lady Pellatt's Suite
  • Lady Pellatt's Bathroom
  • Girl Guides Exhibit
  • Guest Suite
  • Windsor Room
  • Round Room
  • The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum
  • Stairs to Towers
  • The Kiwanis Room
  • The Garden Room
  • Servant's Room
  • The Austin Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Castle Café
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wine Cellar

Stables

  • Garage
  • Potting Shed
  • Stalls
  • Carriage Room
  • Tack Rooms
  • Hunting Lodge
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