Museum Station interior.
Easier Access Program

Museum Station

Easier Access

Construction at Museum Station Effective to end of 2025.


The Museum Station Second Exit/Entrance completed in May 2024, looking north towards the War Memorial. 

cross section of planned elevators at museum station 

Cross section image of station elevators

What we are doing and why

As part of the TTC’s commitment to safety and modernization, Museum Station (Line 1) will be getting new elevators to improve customer safety, accessibility and convenience by end of 2025*. Elevator construction and structural rehabilitation will take place at the existing entrances to Museum Station on Queen’s Park. The Second Exit/Entrance was completed in May 2024 and is located on the north end of Queen’s Park Circle. 

*subject to weather, unforeseen events



Traffic, cyclist and pedestrian details

  • Queen’s Park lane restrictions will be in effect between south of Bloor Street to the north end of Queen’s Park Circle.
  • Minimum of one lane in each direction through the work zones will be maintained at all times.
  • A cycling detour is being maintained around the construction work zones Pedestrian travel around the work zones will be maintained.



Noise, Vibration and Work hours

Noise, dust and vibration associated with construction can be expected with this work. Efforts will be made to keep levels to a minimum.

Majority of the work will take place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday to Friday, and on Saturday after 9 a.m., with work after hours and on Sunday after 9 a.m.  if required. As permitted, some overnight work will be required during the course of this project for safety and efficiency.

Overnight work is scheduled, as part of the plans to make Museum Station accessible. Noise associated with construction can be expected with this work, however crews will monitor levels and make efforts to keep them to a minimum.

What to expect 

Construction trucks, equipment and site staff will be present in the general area.

Transit Service

Subway service at the station will be maintained throughout construction.

Project documents

Project update

Market conditions have changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic concerning the cost of work and the availability of materials which impacted work to make the station accessible. Project schedules have been reviewed and elevators are scheduled to be in service by the end of 2025.

Thank you for your patience as we work to make Museum Station accessible.

Easier Access Program

  • Program overview

    TTC’s Easier Access Program will make all subway stations accessible to everyone, regardless of their level of mobility. Today, more than half of our stations are accessible to people with disabilities. Learn more about the complete schedule.

  • Station Completion Schedule

    TTC is making progress towards its goal of making all of its stations accessible as part of the Easier Access program.


    Complete in

    Donlands 2024
    Castle Frank 2024
    Glencairn 2024
    College 2025
    Lawrence 2025
    Greenwood 2025
    Christie 2025
    Summerhill 2025
    High Park 2025
    Museum 2025
    Rosedale 2025
    Warden 2025
    Spadina 2026
    Old Mill 2026
    King 2026
    Islington 2026


    All schedules are subject to change.

Contact us

If you are interested in receiving updates about this project, please email your contact information to the project's Community Liaison Officer.

Please be sure to include your name, address (including city and postal code), phone number and email address. Also, please let us know how you prefer to be contacted – by email, regular mail or both.

Nick Chan
Senior Community Liaison Officer
(416) 931 - 6754

Construction notices

For construction updates on this project, see the Construction Advisory page.

Alternatively, email to be added to the mailing list.
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