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is leisure and entertainment parkland located alongside the Lake Ontario waterfront very close to Exhibition Place
. Ontario Place opened its doors to the public in May 1971 and was built as a showcase for the Province of Ontario.
The park consisted of three man-made islands connected by bridges and walkways but later undergone a substantial transformation and number of new attractions were introduced.
In 1994/95 Molson Amphitheater was built. It seats 16,000 people and is a popular venue for concerts while Ontario place is an excellent place to escape the summer heat with the water rides, slides and pedal boats.
The Cinesphere at Ontario Place is the World's First Permanent IMAX® Theatre.
Where is Ontario Place
: Alongside the Lake Ontario waterfront south of Exhibition Place.
How to get to Ontario Place
: There is a FREE shuttle bus to and from Union Station.
Schedule times during the Summer:
Departs from Union Station at 9:00am every half hour till 12:00 noon
every hour from 12:00 noon till 2:00pm
and every half hour from 2:00 pm to one hour after park attractions close.
By streetcar: From Union Station take 509 Streetcar to Exhibition Place. Then walk 10 minutes south through Exhibition Place, over the Lakeshore bridge and into Ontario Place.
For more information on current events visit the Ontario Place web site
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