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- Museums, Sports Type
- 2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
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No trip to Toronto (or Canada in general, really) is complete without a dose of hockey in one form or another. Although hockey isn't the official sport of Canada, it is the unofficial religion; thousands of Torontonians flock to the Air Canada Centre to support the Toronto Maple Leafs. Even if you're visiting in summer, you can still get your fix at the Hockey Hall of Fame, just a block or so east of Union Station. Covering a whopping 65,000 square feet of space, this site is a goldmine of paraphernalia, with exhibits including such artifacts as the original Stanley Cup, Max Bentley's stick and Terry Sawchuk's goalie gear. While you're here, check out the reproduction of the Montreal Canadiens' locker room and the Puck Wall, which displays more than 1,000 pucks that were each collected from different tournaments around the world.
Recent visitors enjoyed their time at the Hockey Hall of Fame. Many travelers, both Canadian and foreign, were impressed with the extent of information and artifacts on display. However, this may not be the best place for someone who isn't a fan of hockey, or sports in general. The majority of travelers who took to this attraction expressed a slight to serious interest in the sport, while those who didn't admitted to boredom after some time.
The Hockey Hall of Fame is open every day; hours depend on both the day and the season. Generally, it welcomes visitors from 9:30, 10 or 10:30 a.m. to 5 or 6 p.m. General admission costs CA$19 (less than $15) for adults and CA$13 (roughly $10) for children between 4 and 13. Kids 3 and younger can enter for free. For more information, check out the hall of fame's website.
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