Ashraful Khan • Oct 9 2021
In a city of unremarkable subway stations, Museum Station is the rare stop that stands out.
The station is right below the Royal Ontario Museum— thus the name Museum Station.
The pillars in the station are extensions of exhibits from the Royal Ontario Museum.
This column is modelled after a house post from the Wuikinuxv Nation at Rivers Inlet in British Columbia.
This Egyptian mummy is half king and half god.
This inscription is copied from a hieroglyph found in the Egyptian gallery at the museum.
A replica of a warrior column from a temple in central Mexico.
These Chinese columns are based on the columns surrounding the Hall of Perfect Harmony in the Forbidden City.
These fluted white double columns are based on the columns used in ancient Greek temples.
While Museum Station may not warrant a visit in of itself, you may want to stop and take notice the next time you’re passing through. 😊