The Power Plant

Plan Your Visit

The Power Plant is now open with winter exhibitions.

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Opening Hours

The Power Plant is currently closed for installation. The gallery will reopen with Summer 2024 exhibitions on May 2, 2024.















The Power Plant is currently closed for installation. The gallery will reopen with Summer 2024 exhibitions on May 2, 2024.


231 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, Ontario
M5J 2G8

All Year, All Free

The Power Plant is on a mission to provide communities with an open space for cultural exchange and thought-provoking contemporary art. That’s why we offer free access to our gallery and programs. All year around.

Free admission is made possible by our partner



The Power Plant promotes physical and social inclusion. Our gallery is wheelchair accessible and includes an accessible restroom. Both levels of the gallery are serviceable by elevator, and we also welcome guide dogs and other service animals.

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Health & Safety

As of May 2, 2022, visitors of The Power Plant are no longer required to wear a mask; however, we strongly recommend they do so.


Food, beverages and pets are not allowed in the gallery. Please do not touch the artworks. Photography is allowed unless otherwise indicated.

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Getting Here

By Public Transit From Union Station, board the 509 or 510 streetcar to Harbourfront Centre. For route schedules, visit the TTC website.

By Car From Lake Shore Boulevard, take Lower Simcoe Street south to the gallery; from Queens Quay West, turn south at Lower Simcoe Street. Please be sure to take note of any construction updates or road closures. For driving instructions, visit Google Maps.

Parking Underground parking is available directly in front of the gallery and above ground at Queens Quay West and Rees Street. For parking rates and locations, visit Harbourfront Centre's website.

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Venue Rentals

The Power Plant comprises five main exhibition spaces, including a clerestory with a beautiful view of Lake Ontario. New to the gallery is the redesigned and expanded lobby, with improved retail services. Designed to showcase the diverse nature of contemporary art, our space is available for special events and rentals.


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