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Sat, Jun 18


Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre

Tunnel Tour

Explore the 89 year history of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital as we explore the patient-built tunnels and 19th-century cottages.

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Tunnel Tour
Tunnel Tour

Time & Location

Jun 18, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre, 2 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr, Etobicoke, ON M8V 4B6, Canada

About the event

Learn about the history of the former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital  as we explore the patient-built underground tunnels and  nineteenth-century cottages. Tour presents an overview of the 89-years  of the Hospital's history, acknowledges the varied experiences of  patients and staff across different decades, and traces major treatment  changes across time. Tour concludes with an optional entry into one of  the un-renovated attics above the cottages.

Tour is offered FREE of charge. Due to space restrictions along the tour route, pre-registration is required. Open to all registrants.

Face masks may be required while on tour. More information on safety and how to access campus provided to registered participants prior to tour.

​Tunnels and grounds are mobility accessible; attic requires steep set of stairs.

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