Art Gallery of Peel
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1 Canada
The Gallery’s exhibitions and permanent collection bring an impressive range of regional, provincial, national and international art-making practices to the Peel community. Its public collection includes over 2500 paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures from international artists like Andy Warhol to Canadians like Tom Thomson, Michael Snow, Joyce Weiland and Doris McCarthy. The Gallery’s collection features a dynamic array of historical and contemporary works.
Benares Historic House
1507 Clarkson Rd. N. Mississauga, L5J 2W8
south of the QEW and east of Southdown Road off of Truscott Drive
905-615-4860, Fax: 905-615-4861
Take a guided tour and step back into the year 1918. With more than 160 years of history, this exquisite estate was home to four generations of the Harris and Sayers families. Feel the warmth and pride of workmanship in this home which has been restored to its quiet elegance of 1918. The Visitor Centre has an interpretive gallery to learn about previous generations of the Harris and Sayers families and discover how Benares came to be. Benares is said by some to the inspiration for the famed Whiteoaks of Jalna novels by Canadian author Mazo de la Roche, who lived in a cottage nearby. Summer Hours: Open Wednesday & Sundays 1 to 5 pm year round for guided tours. July & August – From Wednesday through Sunday 1 to 5 pm. Other times by appointment. Pre-booked tours (905-615-4860) available 7 days/week; 14 hours/day. Main Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm. Admission $, under 3 free
1620 Orr Rd, Mississauga, ON L5J 4T2
The Bradley Museum includes The Anchorage, an early 19th century Ontario Regency style cottage on the grounds that was once the retirement home of Royal Navy officer John Skynner. The home was moved from its original site on the shores of Lake Ontario to the Bradley Museum in the mid 1970s and now houses changing exhibits, a Sunday afternoon tea room, and the Museums of Mississauga administrative offices. Across the grounds brings you to a small 1830s saltbox style farmhouse that was constructed in 1830 by United Empire Loyalists Lewis and Elizabeth Bradleyand was home for their seven children. It has been restored to exhibit everyday life of early settlers in Ontario.
Summer Hours: Open Wednesday & Sundays 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. year round for guided tours. July & August – From Wednesday through Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Other times by appointment. Pre-booked tours (905-615-4860) available 7 days/week; 14 hours/day. Main Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Regular admission rates for guided tours: adults $5.00, seniors $3.00, students $3.00, child (3-12) $1.50, under 3 free
Great War Flying Museum
13691 McLaughlin Road, Cheltenham, ON L7C 2B2
The museum exhibits a collection of full-sized flying replicas of WWI fighter planes and artifacts from WWI. Experience the thrill of seeing these fighter planes in action at their popular flying show in September. Talk to the volunteers who build, maintain and fly these “magnificent flying machines”, and enjoy the museum’s collection. Seasonal: May 24 – October 31 o Sat. & Sun. 11 am – 5 pm.
Lithuanian Museum-Archives Canada
2185 Stavebank Road, Mississauga, ON L5C 1T3
Peel Heritage Complex
9 Wellington St. E., Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1
905-791-4055, Fax: 905-451-4931
Comprised of the Region of Peel Museum, old Peel County Courthouse and the Art Gallery of Peel, the complex celebrates the rich heritage and artistic talent of Peel.
CAA Centre – – Sports Hall of Fame
7575 Kennedy Rd S, Brampton, ON L6W 4T2
Visit the Sports Hall of Fame and discover those Brampton residents who, in their time in Brampton, were renowned as exceptional athletes, executive members or coaches in Brampton’s community. The Brampton Sports Hall of Fame was founded in 1979 supported by local sport enthusiasts and the Brampton Parks and Recreation Department.
The Art Gallery of Mississauga
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, L5B 3C1
905 896 5088 Fax: 905 615 4167
The Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) The AGM is over 3000 square feet divided into four gallery spaces that display works in a variety of media from Canadian and local artists. The Art Gallery of Mississauga programmes approximately 10 exhibitions a year. Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday & Sunday noon to 4 pm. Admission: FREE
The Region of Peel Archives
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON L6W 1Y1
905-791-4055, Fax: 905-451-4931
Government records of the former County of Peel, municipal records of the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon, land records, census records and a myriad of other unique documents help to make this a centre of research and learning on almost any topic related to the growth of Peel, including family treasures and handmade tools of the settlers. Explore a piece of history within the former County Jail, where clanking cell doors have given way to innovative exhibits. Reference service is available Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4:30 pm.