I was overwhelmed at this museum. The tour guides were absolutely knowledgeable not only about Mackenzie, but the history of Canada and Toronto. The house is small, but... read more
Mackenzie House is the restored home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's...
Mackenzie House is the restored home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first Mayor, a radical journalist and publisher, and leader of the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada. This house was given to Mackenzie by friends and supporters, when he retired from public life, and in recognition of his many years of serving the community.
Mackenzie House is one of 10 historic museums operated by the City of Toronto. Toronto's Historic Sites engage visitors, inspire passion, challenge ideas and connect the past to the present.