Photo by: James Burrows Photography
Guided Group Tours
Medieval Studies Tour – The tour highlights elements of Medieval lifestyle and contrasts them with the grandeur of the Edwardian era in turn of the century and modern day Toronto. Join us as we explore Casa Loma’s Medieval inspired architecture from the Great Hall to the soaring battlements.
Architectural Tour – Augment your general tour with a focus on the architectural highlights of Casa Loma. Become familiar with the language of architecture and style.
Sir Henry Pellatt’s Casa Loma – Return to a bygone era in this historical tour that highlights the lifestyle of Sir Henry Pellatt, a pivotal figure in the economic development of Canada at the turn of the 20 th century.
Lady Pellatt’s Lost Jewels - Help find the lost jewels of Lady Pellatt, mistress of Casa Loma. A guide will tour your class through the secret passages, halls and rooms in search of the misplaced items.
Hollywood Tour – This exciting tour highlights castle locations used in over 20 major motion pictures and reveals behind the scenes glimpses of how the magic of the movies is brought to life.
Armour and Weapon Experience – Our medieval weapons specialist will demonstrate the uses of a variety of swords and other historic weapons from the medieval to Renaissance periods.
- Come and explore the lives of Sir Henry Pellatt, his family and staff at his turn-of-the century home, Casa Loma. Lady mary Pellatt, portrayed by an actress will greet you and lead you on a tour highlighting family stories.
Traditions & Celebrations
An Edwardian Childhood at Casa Loma - Guests will be engaged by a costumed interpreter who will explore the lifestyles of upper and lower class children in Edwardian Toronto.
Enchanted Tales of Lore, Legend and Magic - Fairy Tales as presented by the charming Anastasiya the Innocent. Each performance is uniquely different.
Changing Society - in 1883 Sir Henry Pellatt founded the Toronto Eletric Light Company. However, social and political challenges led to the downfall of his empire.
How Does Your Garden Grow? - Learn the basis of photosynthesis and soil nutrients, and identify the inserts and soil microbes that contribute to plant health. Includes a tour of the potting shed and a a take home project.
Program Contact Information
Guided Group Tours
Tours run from 45 minutes to 1 hour
Guided tours must be booked 7 days in advance
See reservation form for group sizes and details
Programs run 45 minutes to 1 hour
Must be booked, and paid in full, 14 days prior to arrival
Admission Fee Includes
Admission to the Castle and Gardens. (gardens open May 1 - Oct 31)
Self-Guided Audio Tour - offered in eight languages. (English, french, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Italian and Spanish) and ASL.
20 Minute Historic Documentary, Pellatt Newsreel: The Story of a Lifetime.
Schools may bring bag lunches and eat on site or order lunch from our Cafe. Contact us for details.
Liberty Cafe and Casa Loma Gift Shop are available on-site. Please ask about the group discounts.
Hours of Operation
Open daily from:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm - Last admission is 3:45 p.m. for groups
(Early closure December 24, at 1 p.m. Closed December 25)