Tours of Osgoode Hall, conducted by Law Society volunteers, give you a fascinating glimpse inside one of Toronto's landmark buildings.
Tours usually include visits to:
- The Atrium, with its geometric tile floor and stained glass skylights, portraiture of Chief Justices of past centuries, its touching war memorial, and its architecture reminiscent of an Italian palazzo
- A solemn 19th century courtroom
- The Great Library, with its classical reading room, 40-foot high ceiling, spectacular ornamental plaster, war memorial, and an elegant spiral staircase in the American Room
- The East Wing, in use since 1832 - one of the oldest buildings in Canada that is still in the hands of its original owner and used for its original purpose
- Convocation Hall, also known as Osgoode Hall Restaurant, which looks like a set from the Harry Potter movies
Please note that as Osgoode Hall is a courthouse and a busy office building, the tour itinerary may be subject to change without notice