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Elgin & Winter Garden Theatres
189 Yonge Street (north of Queen Street, across from the Eaton Centre) 416-314-2871
Box Office open Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm, or until show time on performance days
Tours: Year-round guided tours of this National Historic Site – the last operating double-decker theatre in the world – take place Thursdays at 5 pm and Saturday mornings at 11 am The 1½-hour tour recounts the history and restoration of the complex. Patrons have the opportunity to see the original and new lobbies, both theatres and samples from the world’s largest collection of vaudeville scenery. As well, a backstage exhibit housing the Winter Garden’s original Simplex Silent Film Projector and a dressing room containing artifacts from the time period are on view. For more information or to book a group tour, call 416-314-2871. French language tours, by appointment, call 416-325-5015. Admission $.