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The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario

317 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4, Canada
+1 416-979-6648
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With a collection of more than 90,000 works of art, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the largest and most distinguished art museums in North America. An international landmark, the AGO is also one of Canada’s most innovative cultural destinations. Highlights of the Gallery’s world-class collection include iconic Canadian and Inuit works, along with European and contemporary art – all on view in a spectacular building transformed by renowned Toronto-born architect Frank Gehry. After spending time with the AGO’s vast collection, be sure to enjoy a meal or glass of wine at the Gallery’s award-winning restaurant FRANK. Visit shopAGO for a unique collection of artful gifts, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and beautiful art books.
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317 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4, Canada
+1 416-979-6648
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Design of this museeum is interesting . Paintings and sculptures are special but nothing extraordinary. Museeum shop is ok. late opening if you are short on time and have to leave before lunch time.

Thank Puffinman
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Some really nice pieces of art to be seen!!!! Personally I found the gallery had no ambiance like some of the other art galleries and museums I have visited.

Thank PeterDCanada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The AGO is a good afternoon outing for locals and worth visiting if you are a tourist -- for the architecture as well as the collection. Special exhibits are generally quite good and where they were at one time too crowded (in spite of timed...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I spent an afternoon at the AGO during a recent trip to Toronto. My wife had never visited before and my last visit was sometime in the 70’s (!). My memories of the place from that time are sketchy but the building...More

2  Thank MerelyATourist
Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a privilege it was to see the Masterworks of Van Gogh, Monet, Gauguin and others, along with listening to the scholarly descriptions relating to the "mystical" experience of artist and viewer recorded on the handheld device. However, all that was pleasant was blasted away...More

Thank OntarioBonnie
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We enjoyed the great meals that Toronto's Summerlicious program promotes and purposely selected restaurants nearby, close walking distance to the Art Gallery. While more for tourists wanting souvenirs of the City and/or Canada the AGO is a great place to cool off during a hot...More

Thank Edwin G
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a wonderful place to go to see Canadian art by Emily Carr, Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven and others.

Thank s m
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Attended the 10:30 am entry for Mystical exhibit. Wonderful to see young people exposed to such great art but chatty school kids and their tour guides trying to speak over the noise do not create the atmosphere the Curator was looking for so....go after school...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 25 October 2016

came here to avoid the rain outside, had the best day. The boat exhibit in the basement of the building was very impressive. I could have stayed here all day.

Thank OnTheWaterK J
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Their special Exhibitions are excellent. You have to pay extra to see them but you get to see artworks on loan from all over the world. After viewing you have access to all other exhibits. Their elevators to other floors are very confusing. .some only...More

Thank jerry s
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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Krysten G
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Response from BequiaNess | Reviewed this property |
No. They are especially strict when they have a really popular exhibit.
Lexi M
28 February 2017|
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Response from DelicateIllusion | Reviewed this property |
You could def spend a few hours there. It is really beautiful.
15 August 2015|
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Response from N8241BIdanielk | Reviewed this property |
The bus/subway route suggested by ugh-lomi would be more preferable to me than renting a car. Driving and parking are frustrating in TO. Over the years, I have found the buses and subway to be save and reliable. TTC... More