How to Find Us

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is located on the third floor of the Hudson’s Bay Centre at the corner of Yonge and Bloor (above the RBC).

Our mailing address:

2 Bloor St. E.
Suite 300
P.O Box 130

Toronto, ON M4W 1A8

Welcome back! After a long closure since March, we are pleased to announce that The Japan Foundation, Toronto library service desk and gallery will reopen to visitors from Thursday, July 23, 2020. The health and safety of our guests and staff members is our primary concern. All visitors must book a visit to the library and gallery which  will be open with reduced hours and modified services as below:

Library & Gallery Hours:              11:30 AM to 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Monday                   OPEN

Tuesday                   OPEN

Wednesday              CLOSED

Thursday                  OPEN

Friday                       OPEN

Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

To learn more about our JFT Reopening Visitor Policy, please click here:

To book a visit, please read The Japan Foundation, Toronto guidelines and acknowledgement to proceed.

JFT Guidelines & Acknowledgement

We look forward to seeing you at our centre and welcome your questions and comments at


Third floor access:
The third floor can be accessed from the north elevator bank of the Hudson’s Bay Centre office tower.

Building access:
The Bloor Street entrance to the Hudson’s Bay Centre is available during Japan Foundation opening hours every day of the week. This entrance has an elevator at street level with access to the lobby.
The Yonge Street entrance is locked at 6:00 pm during the week and 24 hours on weekends and holidays.
For Saturday openings and evening access, please use the Bloor Street entrance.

Please click here for a picture guide to finding our office (from TTC Bloor-Yonge Station). If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at 416-966-1600 before your visit.

Public Transit

Bloor-Yonge Station