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Canadian Broadcasting Centre

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Museum Is Permanently Closed...

I came here on a Monday early evening to explore the building. I heard about the small museum that... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Oakville, Canada
via mobile
interest to see where some of the programs are telecast

Enjoyed finding out how the studios are set up and when the audience sits during the programs that... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Toronto, Canada
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The Broadcasting Centre's CBC Museum is open and free to go into Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. There is no need to pre-book your visit. Also available to view is the Yvan Harris Gallery which is an open space below the escalators in the...more
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250 Front St W | (at John St.), Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G5, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 866-306-4636
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Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

This is now closed. They have a few things downstairs by the toilets but I wouldn’t go myself. It looks like they have put it all in storage which you can look through the window at including a sign saying check out the main museum....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pacenotes
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I came here on a Monday early evening to explore the building. I heard about the small museum that was inside, but when I was inside the building and searched up to see where the museum was located, I learned that the museum was closed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank AKAshon
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The outstanding CBC headquarter building is huge -13 floors and numerous studios and production area spread throughout its 1.7 million square feet. With its glass brick entrance wall, vibrant colours and design features, massive billboards and an unbelievable 13 storey open atrium, it truly is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We stopped by to check out the free museum that the Canadian Broadcasting Centre has. The museum is really small ,but if you are in the area and looking for something to do it's not bad.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Blue_Samurai8
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Over the years we've gone to see Steven and Chris, George Strombo and most recently, Rick Mercer. It's a fun and cheap way to see how television shows are put together. Always fun. The staff have always been friendly and professional and there are lots...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank S L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Enjoyed finding out how the studios are set up and when the audience sits during the programs that are taped or broadcast live.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank lfrustaglio
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Great entertainment spaces inside. The atrium is very cool. Was hoping to see the Glen Gougld piano but place was all locked up.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Robb F
Reviewed 27 March 2017

For the cultural appreciation of Canada this is worth a stop. The CBC is a Canadian Icon bringing sports and news to all parts of Canada for decades. In the building there are tickets to some programming , a museum and archive. And yes there...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank travellingsinclairs
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Interesting to look behind the scenes of some the top television shows produced by the CBC. Definitely worth making a trip to Toronto to do the tour.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JonB2076
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Our company has been holding year end events at the Glenn Gould studio. Seating is excellent as are the acoustics and lighting. Outside the studio is a lobby which was used for serving drinks and snacks.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Valerie K
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Response from FlyAtNight | Reviewed this property |
I haven't noticed any gift shops during my 2 previous visits.