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Benares Historic House

1507 Clarkson Road North

Mississauga, ON L5J-2W8

905-822-1569

Hours: Open Sundays 1-5pm year round for guided tours. Summer Hours: July & August - Wednesday to Sunday 1-5pm

Admission Charged

Step back into the year 1918 and experience this Georgian style home, filled with original family possessions.  This exquisite estate was home to four generations of the Harris and Sayers families.

 

Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Rd

Mississauga, ON L5J-4T2

905-822-1569

Hours: Open Sundays 1-5pm year round for guided tours. Summer Hours: July & August - Wednesday to Sunday 1-5pm

Admission Charged

In 1830, Lewis and Elizabeth Bradley built this small saltbox style farmhouse for their family, which included seven children.  It has been lovingly restored to reveal the everyday life of early settlers in Ontario.  Also on the grounds is The Anchorage, an Ontario Regency style cottage which served as the retirement home of John Skynner, a Royal Navy officer.  The house was originally located on the shores of Lake Ontario and was moved to the Bradley Museum grounds in the mid 1970s.  It houses changing exhibits and has a Sunday afternoon tea room.

 

Civic Centre

300 City Centre Drive

Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1

Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm, Tours offered Mon - Fri at 10am and 2pm

905-896-5054

Come for a tour of the Mississauga Civic Centre; a multi-function facility for both government and community use in the heart of downtown Mississauga. Enjoy a state-of-the-art presentation about Mississauga's past, present and future. View the panorama from the Clock Tower. Visit the Council Chamber to see the Legend of the Bear and the Seven Hunters, and witness where City Council debates the issues that affect the community. Take a walk through the Mayor's Office and, after the tour, have refreshments in the Tower Garden Cafe, wander leisurely through the Art Gallery or visit the Sports Hall of Fame.

 

 

Sports Hall of Fame

Civic Centre – 4th Floor

300 City Centre Drive

Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1

905-896-5054

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The Sports Hall of Fame officially opened in 1992, and recognizes the success of local athletes, coaches, managers and others in their pursuit of sporting excellence.

 

Civic Centre - 1st floor

300 City Centre Drive

Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1

905-896-5054

Hours:  Mon – Fri 8:30am–4:30pm

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Admission Free

Located on the south side of the Great Hall in the Civic Centre, the Conservatory is designed to be a restful indoor garden area. Various trees, plants and seasonal flowers, displayed among tropical plants surrounding six columns, make it a unique location to relax with a good book. The Conservatory contains the cornerstone of the Civic Centre, laid in the east corner in 1985.

 

The Conservatory

Civic Square

Civic Centre

300 City Centre Drive

Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1

On the exterior south side of the Mississauga Civic Centre is Civic Square, comprised of gardens and public activity areas. The Square has a reflecting pool which becomes an ice rink in winter, and an amphitheatre which serves as a venue for a variety of musical and theatrical performances. The Civic Square is also the location of the City's annual Canada Day celebration, which is attended by thousands of people each year.

To the west of the Civic Square is an "English Walled Garden" based on the post modern architecture of the Civic Centre. In 2002, it was formally named The Queen Elizabeth Jubilee Garden in commemoration of Her Majesty the Queen's 50th Anniversary of Her accession to The Throne. At the south-west corner, a daycare centre, administered by Sheridan College's Early Childhood Education program, offers daycare services to the public.

 

Central Library

301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y3

905-615-3500

Hours:  Monday - Friday 9am – 9pm; Saturday 9am - 5pm; Sunday (year round) 1 - 5pm

Admission Free

The Central Library of the Mississauga Library System is located beside the Civic Centre and in front of the Civic Square.  It has five floors divided by subject departments. The Central Library opened in 1991 and is one of the busiest libraries in Canada.  Immediately east of the Central Library, on the north side of Burnhamthorpe Road, you'll find the City's peace memorial, unveiled in October 1992 to honour all those in Mississauga who fought to keep Canada free. This unique 36-metre-long memorial with a 27-metre-long waterfall flowing over the inscription "In Memory Of Those Who Gave Their Lives For Freedom", features year-round lighting that comes on at dusk.

 

Skatepark

706 Matheson Boulevard East

Mississauga ON L5R 3T2

Hours:  Sunrise to dusk

Admission Free

Mississauga's Skatepark feature many of the favoured street spots around the City along with other park elements such as transitions, banks, 1/4 pipes, funboxes, varied ledges, varied rails, gaps and a bowl! The facility is unsupervised and parents are responsible for the supervision of their children.

 

Mississauga Chinese Centre
888 Dundas St. E.

Mississauga L4Y 4G6
905-566-5606

Hours:  Monday – Friday 9AM - 5PM

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The Centre affords a unique glimpse into the fascinating early history of China. It holds attractions for visitors with the replica of Nine Dragon Wall, Soo Chow Garden pavilion, stone sculptures and fortress at the Great Wall.

 

Old Britannia Schoolhouse
5576 Hurontario Street
Mississauga, Ontario L5R 1B3
905-890-1010 ext. 2911

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The schoolhouse opened in 1852 and closed in 1959. Artifacts were donated by those who attended school there. Through role-play students experience education in Ontario 100 years ago.

 

Playdium Entertainment
99 Rathburn Rd. W.

Mississauga L5B 4C1

905-273-9000
Hours: Mon-Thurs 12pm – 12am; Fri 12pm-2am; Sat 10am-2am; Sun 10am-12am
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Playdium is a high-tech, interactive and virtual entertainment center.  There are more than 180 games, interactive spots, a 1.2 km go-cart track, rock climbing, mini-golf and more.

 

Square One Shopping Centre
100 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9
905-279-SHOP

Hours:  Mon-Fri 10am – 9pm; Sat 9:30am – 6pm; Sun 12 – 6pm

Square One is the largest mall in Ontario with 360 stores and services.  It is conveniently located at Highways. 403 and 10, 20 minutes from downtown Toronto and 15 minutes from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Most of Canada’s leading national retailers, several American retailers, specialty shops, over 40 places to eat and four major department stores are located here.


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