Ontario Heritage Centre - Ontario Heritage Trust


Ontario Heritage Centre

Located in Toronto’s downtown core at Yonge and Adelaide streets, the Ontario Heritage Centre (OHC) offers a unique and private setting for any meeting or special event.

Corporate meetings and events

Built in 1909 for the Canadian Birkbeck Investment and Savings Company, this former financial building offers three different meeting spaces: The Gallery (with separate street level entrance), the Birkbeck Room and the Oval Boardroom.

The OHC has been carefully restored with modern amenities, including: new kitchens, washrooms, in-house audio-visual, wireless Internet and more. The OHC is accessible with public parking and transit nearby.


Ontario Heritage Centre room configuration options
The Gallery
The BirkbeckThe Oval
A. Theatre style
B. Separate tables
C. Rounds
D. U-shape
E. Hollow square
F. Classroom style


RoomHalf day (4 hours)Full day (8 hours)
The Gallery$800$1,000
The Birkbeck
The Oval

Included in rental:

  • 1 site host
  • coat racks and hangers
  • tables
  • chairs
  • linens
  • wireless Internet

Additional daily rentals:

  • flip charts ($20 per flip chart – includes markers and paper)
  • screen ($30)
  • podium ($15)
  • microphone/public address system combo ($300)
  • additional wireless microphone ($50)
  • conference telephone ($125)
  • projector ($100)
  • laptop ($100)
  • laptop speakers ($30)

Please request a quote for additional audio-visual requirements.

Beverage service:

  • Half day: $5.95 per person
  • Full day: $8.25 per person

Includes unlimited coffee, tea, juice and pop, as well as the use of our dinnerware and glassware.

This former financial building boasts an impressive marble lobby, manually operated elevator and beaux arts architecture. The Gallery, with a separate street-level entrance, has high ceilings, a second-storey mezzanine and an elegant staircase. The Birkbeck Room, located on the second floor, has original oak-trimmed windows, a dedicated foyer and cloakroom, as well as access to the Oval Boardroom.



RoomCocktail reception
Wedding ceremony
Sit-down dinner
The Gallery
120 people
70 people
70 people
The Birkbeck
80 people
80 people
40 people
The Oval
N/AN/A10 people


RoomWeekday evening (up to 8 hours)Weekend full day (up to 8 hours)
The Gallery
The Birkbeck
The Oval

Included in rental:

  • site host
  • tables, linens and chairs
  • wireless Internet

Additional fees:

  • SOCAN and Re:Sound
  • security: $250
  • rehearsal: $200
  • microphone, speakers and podium: $300

Special occasion permits:

Alcohol can only be brought into the venue by acquiring a Special Occasion Permit from the LCBO. Glassware and bartenders will be provided by one of our preferred caterers. There is no corkage fee, but proof of insurance naming the Ontario Heritage Trust as additionally insured for $2 million is required.

Virtual tours

(Virtual tour: Bofei Cao)