Year-round guided tours of this National Historic Site – the last operating double-decker theatre in the world – last for 1½ hours and recount the history and restoration of the complex. Visit the original and new lobbies, the elegant Elgin Theatre, the unique and resplendent Winter Garden Theatre and samples from the world’s largest collection of vaudeville scenery. As well, a backstage exhibit housing the Winter Garden’s original Simplex Silent Film Projector and a dressing room containing artifacts from the time period are on view.
When: Thursdays at 5 p.m.; Saturdays at 11 a.m.
Cost: Adults: $12, Students and Seniors: $10 (includes HST) Cash only | No reservations required.
For more information or to book a group tour (12 people minimum), please call 416-314-2871. Group tours can be booked for any day of the week, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., subject to the theatres’ availability. Note: Group tours are available in English only.
From July 6 to August 26, 2016, the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre is offering a shortened 45-minute lunchtime tour of both theatres to the public. More ...