Scarborough Historical Society

Type: Historical Society

This society creates outreach displays and provides historical information, speakers, and photographs to individuals and groups and promotes Scarborough’s heritage.


Conservation / Preservation:

Archives / Library

The Scarborough Historical Society’s archival collection includes city newspapers, local newspapers, heritage photographs, maps, microfilm, books, Scarborough Board of Education records, census information, local genealogies, and cemetery records.

Public Programming:

Public Lectures

Regular guest speakers that speak at various locations supported by the Scarborough Historical Society.

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:

Student volunteer positions are available. Students are required to help with SHS programs, assist the archives staff, volunteer at special events, help maintain heritage sites.

Address & Contact Information:

6282 Kingston Road
Scarborough, Ontario
M1C 1K9

Phone: 416-282-2710

Hours of Operation:


Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m..

Daily 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (by appointment only).

Key Words: neighbourhood