Silverman Heritage Museum

Type: Museum

Silverman Heritage Museum preserves Jewish artefacts, offers a culturally stimulating experience for the public and maintains a collection of memorabilia that pertains to the history of the Baycrest Centre.




Artefacts include,

  • tzedakah boxes
  • domestic objects
  • photographs
  • prayer books
  • documents pertaining to Jewish heritage, particularly related to life in eastern Europe in nineteenth century and early twentieth century;
  • memorabilia related to the history of Baycrest Centre

Public Programming:


Temporary exhibitions, usually pertaining to Jewish history and culture. Recent exhibitions include,

  • “Herzl Exhibit at the Museum,” which displays items associated with Herzi, a visionary of the modern Jewish state and founder of political Zionism
  • “Terraces in Bloom at the Water Cooler,” which displays cultural art pieces

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:

Address & Contact Information:

3560 Bathurst St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M6A 2E1

Phone: 416 785-2500

Hours of Operation:

Open Sunday through Friday 9am-6pm.

Key Words: religion, culture