The TTC's Easier Access Program is making subway stations accessible. Construction at Museum Station will begin in July 2022 and will be completed by the end of 2024.

artistic render of museum station second entrance post-construction

Rendering of the Museum Station Second Exit/Entrance, 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

Station improvement projects are coming to Museum Station in spring/summer 2022. Construction will begin by Q3 2022 to build two new elevators and a new second entrance/exit at the north end of Queen’s Park. By the end of 2024, the station is scheduled to be fully accessible and the new entrance/exit will improve customer safety and convenience.


Phase 1A – starting July 2022 ending in December 2022

  • Two construction work zones will be active during the initial phase of this project.
  • Elevator construction and structural rehabilitation will take place south of Bloor Street.
  • Second Entrance/Exit construction will take place at the north end of Queen’s Park Circle.
  • The major work activities will include shoring and excavation.
  • Three traffic lanes will be maintained: two southbound, one northbound.


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.
  • Three traffic lanes will be maintained: two southbound, one northbound.
  • Minimum of one lane in each direction through the work zones will be maintained at all times.
  • A cycling detour will be created around the construction work zones Pedestrian travel around the work zones will be maintained.


Work hours

  • Work will typically take place Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Some work on weekends between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. may be required.
  • Safety-critical overnight work will be required at select stages of the project. For safety, overnight work is required for traffic and work zone set up and deliveries.


TTC service

Subway service at the station will be maintained throughout construction.


Project documents

Thank you for your patience as we work to improve Museum Station. An updated notice will be issued prior to construction.

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For further information:

Nick Chan
Community Liaison