This mid-nineteenth century Inn currently serves as an active museum, which conserves the heritage of the Inn, as well as a space for, public events, programs and site rentals.
Conservation / Preservation:
Over 2,000 volumes including works on social history, genealogy, food history, local heritage and history.
- Montgomery’s Inn has undergone a number of major alterations and restorations over time and is one of the finest examples of late Regency or Loyalist architecture in Ontario.
- Reproductions of nineteenth century American and British furnishings, which are reflective of a middle-class Irish agricultural-based family. The building once served as a Presbyterian church, but these elements have been removed. Only a few original items from the Montgomery family remain.
- Archival materials documenting the history of Etobicoke, notably diaries and letters from local families.
- Islington Community Hall trustee book, local family photography collections, and the Tweedsmuir History for Richview.
Permanent and temporary exhibitions which include photographs, artefacts of local history and local artwork.
A range of programs and workshops for audiences of all ages. Programs include curriculum based education programs, heritage talks where a speaker presents stories of the Inn and local history, to art and culinary workshops, where participants can learn to work with images, draw maps, or cook baked goods.
The tour takes visitors throughout Montgomery’s nineteenth century rooms, showcasing architectural style and furniture.
Address & Contact Information:
4709 Dundas St. W.
Hours of Operation:
Hours of operation:
Museum: Tuesday to Friday 10:00 to 5:00pm; weekends 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Tearoom: Sundays 1:00 to 4:00pm
Special hours for events
Closed on some statutory holidays
Key Words: inn, settlement