Only in Toronto. Only with Dartmouth. Exceptional guided experiences.

Join Dartmouth alumni and faculty for exceptional guided experiences throughout Toronto that are unavailable to the average tourist!

hockey players

Slapshot!: An Insider’s Tour of the Canada Hockey Hall of Fame

Join Dartmouth Men’s Coach Bob Gaudet ’81, and Dartmouth Women’s Coach (and former Canadian Olympic team coach) Laura Schuler for players’ perspectives on the history and highlights of Canada’s most famous export.

Lights, Camera, Action! Behind the scenes at the Toronto International Film Festival

Experience the TIFF Lightbox, where much of the film festival takes place, with award winning filmmaker and Dartmouth professor Jodie Mack whose 2018 film, The Grand Bizarre, premiered at TIFF.

Canadian mounties and film cameras
Bada shoe museum

Best Foot Forward: Circumnavigating the Arctic in the Bata Shoe Museum​​

Visiting Professor and Director of the Smithsonian Museum’s Arctic Wing Bill Fitzhugh ’64 will lead a behind-the-scenes tour of the world’s only museum entirely devoted to footwear. Professor Fitzhugh will focus on the extensive collection of footwear used in polar explorations throughout history, using stories of survival and adventure to illustrate our endless fascination with feet. ​​

Art Gallery of Ontario

Indigenous Art and Culture at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Canada has more than 600 recognized First Nations tribes, all with distinctive cultures, languages, art, and music. Join the Hood Museum's Native American gallery curator Jami Powell on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario's J.S. McLean Centre for Indigenous and Canadian Art, dedicated to showcasing the rich artistic legacy of Canada's First People. Anishinaabe artist and curator of Indigenous Art at the AGO, Wanda Nanibush, will host the tour.

MaRS Discovery district sign

A Trip to MaRS: Explore Toronto’s Innovation Launchpad​

Where do North America’s most innovative science and technology companies begin? In Toronto’s MaRS Discovery district. Enjoy an insider’s tour of this industry-leading incubator hub led by Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship Director Jamie Coughlin.

Improv Yourself: A Second City Tour and Workshop

Spend the afternoon at The Second City, Toronto and Chicago's legendary sketch and improv troupe, birthplace of SCTV, and theatrical home of John Candy, Tina Fey, Steven Colbert, Bill Murray, and many more wonderful comedians. Two Dartmouth students from Casual Thursday and owner D'Arcy Stuart ’08 will join current members and alumni of The Second City Toronto ensemble for a fun combination of performance and interactive exercises. No experience necessary. 

Second city sign
Sick kids hospital

SickKids Getting Well: How Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children Is Closing in on Cystic Fibrosis

Geisel professor Bruce Stanton will lead a tour of the biomedical research labs at Toronto’s ground-breaking medical center that is making news—and major discoveries—in the fight to cure cystic fibrosis.

From Chocolate to Cheese: a Multicultural Food Tour

Our ability to digest fermented foods come from our ape ancestors. Today, fermented foods—from bread to cheese to alcohol—account for 20-40% of our global food supply. Join anthropology and evolutionary biology professor Nate Dominy for a scholarly and gastronomic celebration of microbial diversity in Toronto’s famous Kensington Market district. The tour will focus on the many ways fermentation has made the world more delicious—and diverse.

the Kensington Market sign