Simply put, this place has it all. See which exhibits are currently on display in addition to their permanent display of Ancient Chinese, Egyptian, and First Peoples artifacts. If for nothing else, come for the dinosaur collection on the second level. The kids will love it and so will you.
While located downtown, the museum is about one mile north for the cities main attractions. Situated right next to the University of Toronto campus, getting their by foot will be more time consuming than if visiting via car or public transportation.