MZTV Museum of Television

MZTV Museum of Television
MZTV Museum of Television
550 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 1V2
416-599-7339


The MZTV Museum of Television is home to the world?s most comprehensive collection of television receivers and related memorabilia, and offers some 10,000 objects to scholars, students and the general public.  Artifacts and interpretive materials trace the evolution of TV, from the scanning discs of the 1920s to large cabinet sets and more.


Some of the items included in this TV memorabilia collection is the first star of television ? Felix the Cat, the 1939 World?s Fair ?Phantom Teleceiver? ? the set that introduced commercial television to North America, a two storey mural that charts the international ?Race for Television?, Marilyn Monroe?s personal 1957 Magnavox and the largest collection of pre-war televisions on display anywhere in the world.

The MZTV Museum of Television is located on Queen Street, just before the DVP in Toronto?s historic Corktown. Guided tours of the museum are available.

Hours of Operation

Guided Tours are available by appointment.

Admission Cost

Adults – $6
Students and Seniors – $4
Group Tours of 10+ – $4
Families – $18

Directions and Map to MZTV Museum

By Car

From South or West:  Follow the QEW into Toronto, where it turns into the Gardiner Expressway. Take the Jarvis St exit. Turn left at lower Jarvis St. Continue onto Jarvis St. Turn right into Queen St.

From East:  Take Highway 401 into Toronto and exit onto the Don Valley Parkway Southbound. Take the exit Toward Richmond St. Merge into Eastern Ave. Turn Right on Sumach St. Take the first right onto King St. Make a sharp left at Queen St.

From North:  Take Highway 400 into Toronto, exiting onto Highway 401 West. Continue until you reach Highway 427 southbound. Follow Highway 427 to downtown via the QEW / Gardiner Expressway. Take the Jarvis St exit. Turn left at lower Jarvis St. Continue onto Jarvis St. Turn right into Queen St.

By Public Transit

Take the 501 Queen streetcar to River St.

Map of MZTV Museum Location

Contact the MZTV Museum of Television

Email: mztv at mztv.com
Phone: 416 599 7339
Fax:  416 599 3572

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