Author John Goddard is a history buff of sorts. His latest book, Inside The Museums: Toronto's Heritage Sites and Their Most Prized Objects, is an in-depth tour of our history ranging from the battle at Fort York to the Upper Canada Rebellion.

In his quest to discover Toronto's past recently, Goddard participated in the annual "Doors Open Toronto" city-wide festival.

The tour offers what the City of Toronto calls "free, rare access to more than 155 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across Toronto."

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