Visit PAMA


Whether you are visiting PAMA for the first time or a returning visitor, we hope that your experience is inspiring

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To plan your visit, access:

Visitor guidelines

Plan your visit

  • On arrival, head to the Information Desk to pay admission and pick up a map to guide your visit.
  • No food or drinks in the galleries. Enjoy snacks and beverages anywhere outside of exhibition spaces. Please note that we do not have food services on-site.
  • Water fountains are located near restrooms.
  • PAMA has a coatroom and lockers available on-site to store your coats, large bags, umbrellas, and other items. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • A quiet room is available upon request.
  • Help us to keep our collections safe by enjoying the art and artifacts with your eyes only. ‘Please touch’ opportunities are available where indicated.

Visiting with families

  • Strollers are welcome in our exhibition spaces. Leave wagons in the coatroom.
  • You are welcome to feed your infant where you are comfortable.
  • Infant changing tables are available in washrooms throughout the site.
  • Ask the Front Desk for your own family activity book.

In the galleries

  • Switch your phone to silent mode while in the exhibition spaces to be considerate of others.
  • Help protect the art and artifacts. The art and artifacts are fragile, please do not touch them or lean on exhibit cases or walls.
  • Use pencils for sketching or note-taking in the galleries. Markers, pens, paints, charcoal, and easels are not permitted.
  • Light can cause damage to art and artifacts. To reduce risks to the collection, the light levels in the gallery are low.
  • Photos are allowed for personal use except where indicated. Please do not use flash, tripods, or selfie-sticks. Commercial or professional photography must be arranged in advance, please contact us for more information.

Please note: Except for service animals, dogs or pets are not permitted inside the PAMA buildings.


  • PAMA is an accessible facility, including ground-level entrances and elevator access to all floors.
  • There are three accessible free parking spaces.
  • Service Animals are welcome.
  • PAMA is a Peel Regional Police Safe Place.

Other services

As PAMA is owned and operated by the Region of Peel, the PAMA Access Peel desks also offers Regional services:

  • Water and wastewater statements
  • Special assessment invoices
  • TransHelp payments
  • Payment and booking of large metal item appointments
  • Payment and registration for Food Handler Certification Course