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Canadian Broadcasting Centre

250 Front St W | (at John St.), Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G5, Canada
+1 866-306-4636
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A Spectacularly Beautiful And Modern Building - Home To All The Personalities We See On CBC

The outstanding CBC headquarter building is huge -13 floors and numerous studios and production... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Wayne B
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Brampton, Canada
Canadian Broadcasting Centre

We stopped by to check out the free museum that the Canadian Broadcasting Centre has. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Blue_Samurai8
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Evansville, Indiana
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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 Front Street lobby of the Toronto Broadcasting Center.
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250 Front St W | (at John St.), Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G5, Canada
Downtown West
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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

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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.

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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

Thank S L
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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.

Thank lfrustaglio
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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.

Thank Robb F
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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

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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.

Thank Jon B
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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.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have visited the CBC on Front many times. A modern building where the live operations of The CBC occur. Live shows that you can attend...be a part of the audience too.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I came with some family members who were visiting. We walked around the building and checked out the museum. I was a bit surprised at how small the museum was, as there surely could have been a lot more content. For a free activity, we...More

1  Thank J1e2n3n4y
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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.
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