Taras Shevchenko Museum of Canada
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Museum Building

Taras H. Shevchenko
Museum & Memorial
Park Foundation

1614 Bloor St. West
Toronto, Ontario
M6P 1A7
Tel: 416-534-8662
Fax: 416-535-1063


Mission and Vision

Our mission is to promote appreciation of the great Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861) and Ukrainian Canadian culture and heritage  as a contribution to Canadian multiculturalism.


Our vision is to be a thriving and growing museum which celebrates Taras Shevchenko and the rich Ukrainian culture and heritage with the Ukrainian Canadian and international community.

Taras Shevchenko Monument in Kyiv
Taras Shevchenko Monument in Kyiv

Toronto's Shevchenko Museum, located at 1614 Bloor Street West, while orientating on Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian culture and history, strives to accommodate all visitors with English or Ukrainian language notations and guided tours.

The Museum's four galleries and library offer a wide-ranging selection of exhibits including professional copies of Shevchenko art in many genres, Ukrainian decorative folk art textiles, handicrafts, pioneer implements and tools, posters, and more, each with a story to tell. The extensive Shevchenkiana Research Library of over 1200 volumes features copies of his original poetry and prose, publications of contemporary academic analysis, books reflecting the history of his time and works celebrating his genius.

Welcome to Toronto's Shevchenko Museum - the only one in the Americas!

For future information:

Phone: 416-534-8662, Fax: 416-535-1063, email: shevchenkomuseum@bellnet.ca

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