Toronto is Home to Some Strangely Specific and Pretty Unusual Museums

Museums of Toronto
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Art and history museums are scattered all across Toronto, but you won’t be disappointed by this city if you’re looking for a more peculiar experience. The Canadian metropolis is home to many unusual museums dedicated to strangely specific things, and these three perfectly fit that description.

Museum of Illusions

If you’re a fan of interactive museums that offer a great photo op, this one will be your cup of tea. Toronto’s Museum of Illusions is actually a part of a larger franchise, and quirky museums with similar immersive rooms and experiences can be found all around the world.

Bata Shoe Museum

If your love for shoes knows no bounds, how about taking a break from buying them and visiting a museum dedicated to your favorite fashion accessory instead? With over 13,500 items on display, Bata Shoe Museum features the most comprehensive collection dedicated to the history of footwear in all of North America.

Gardiner Museum

Passionate fans of ceramic art shouldn’t miss Gardiner Museum while in Toronto. Its owners George and Helen Gardiner decided to showcase their impressive collection of ceramics in this museum, which now houses over 4,000 pieces and even offers classes and lectures.