Salvation Army Museum

Type: Museum

This is the official repository for the records of The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda. It also has liaisons with heritage facilities in other territories and outside archives and museums.


Conservation / Preservation:

Archives / Library

Online Archives: the archives is pleased to offer on-line 87 years of the Canadian War Cry in PDF format.


Some artefacts on display include a 1914 original Canadian Staff Band festival uniform, an original cornet owned by a member of the original Canadian Staff Band, the “bass drum” from the old Feversham Corps, etc…

Public Programming:


  • November 1st 1884 Copy of War Cry on Display in Museum.
  • Exhibits in the museum display the early days of The Salvation Army, its origins in England and beginnings in Canada and in Bermuda.
  • The history of The Army as it spread across Canada from coast to coast and into Bermuda.
  • Artefacts from the loss of the Empress of Ireland in 1914.
  • The story of Salvation Army music and ministry.
  • The late General Clarence D. Wiseman, the first Canadian to be elected General.
  • A Youth and Children’s display.
  • The commencement of and ongoing work of The Salvation Army in Bermuda.
  • Grace Hospital History.


Guided group tours can be arranged by telephoning the office of the Director at 416-285-4344.

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:

Address & Contact Information:

The museum is located on the main floor of the Territorial Headquarters building at 2 Overlea Boulevard, Toronto.

Phone: 416-285-4344

Hours of Operation:

The museum is open to the public Monday to Friday for self-guided tours from 8 am to 3:30 p.m.

Researchers may use the resources available by appointment.

Key Words: religion, charity