Inside the Museum — Colborne Lodge

Overview

Inside the Museums views Toronto’s heritage museums for the first time as a single community — linked by events, personalities, and function. In this special excerpt we visit Colborne Lodge, well known to visitors to Toronto’s High Park. The home of prolific architect, surveyor, and engineer John Howard, as a museum, Colborne Lodge stands out for its original paintings and domestic gadgets. John Goddard takes us on a detailed tour, providing fascinating historical background and insight.

About the Author

John Goddard

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014

John Goddard

John Goddard is a former magazine writer and Toronto Star reporter with a curiosity for little-known Ontario wonders. His books include Inside the Museums and, with TV’s Richard Crouse, Rock and Roll Toronto, a cheeky guide to the city’s rock and roll historic sites. He lives in Toronto.