Canadian National Exhibition Archives

Type: Archives

Located on site at Exhibition Place, this collection holds archival materials and artefacts from 1879 to 1996 relating to the Canadian National Exhibition.



Archives & Artefacts

Records and artefacts relating to the CNE Association, the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place, The Warriors’ Day Parade Council, the Canadian International Air Show and Exhibition Place grounds, in the form of textual records, photographs, film, audio recordings, and printed materials.

Private papers and artefacts that relate specifically to the history of Exhibition Place and previous events held on the grounds.

Public Programming:


Seasonal; open to the public during Canadian National Exhibit (mid-August to Labour Day) revolving around archival and artefactual holdings

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:


Address & Contact Information:

General Services Building
2 Manitoba Drive, Exhibition Place
Toronto, Ontario
M6K 3C3

Phone: (416) 262 3600

Hours of Operation:

Archives; by appointment

Exhibits; mid-August through Labour Day

Key Words: technology, recreation