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The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario

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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
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We recently visited the Mystic Landscapes Exhibit at AGO with paintings of Van Gogh, Monet, Gauguin, and others. The audio guide was well done , and the presentation and curation was excellent. Would highly recommend it if u are a local or visiting Toronto ....More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It had been years since I last visited the AGO, and the special exhibit on Mystical Landscapes did not disappoint. It took about 1.5 hours to walk through the exhibit, and the audio guide that came included with the ticket was easy to use and...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Visited "Mystical Landscapes" special exhibition. It was most enjoyable, well thought out with great art and knowledgable commentary. For price of the special exhibition you get to see all the rest if you have the time.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We looked at the Canadian galleries, this time, the African art collection, the Moore room and the long Italian gallery with four children - 4-10. All enjoyed themselves, as well as the children's area with tons of activities for small people.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

An airy gem of a building houses Group of Seven treasures, modern masterpieces, a children's art and creative space, and delicious food. Wonderful past exhibitions have included a Lawren Harris retrospective, Ai Wei Wei, photographers of the 1960s, Henry Moore and Francis Bacon, Cindy Sherman...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Art really isn't my thing, however for my date it was. We went on the free art night and enjoyed walking around having her explain all that was offered. We grabbed an espresso overlooking Dundas, the architecture in the room is stunning, a must see....More

Thank Chiovitti
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The AGO is a beautiful structure on the outside and inaside. Art is well displayed. Great Frank Restaurant and Cafe. The exhibits are top quality and varied. The one we saw is the one on until January 29/17 Mysical Landscapes : Van Gogh, Monet, Emily...More

Thank Hopefullygreat
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Please do go and see this show at the AGO. It is stunning and has representation of all major artists, including several Canadians, since the Romantic period. It also offers wonderful commentary and do not depend on the written commentary by the paintings to describe...More

Thank CAtherine H
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went to see the "Landscapes" special exhibit. Landscapes was a fairly good exhibit, featuring "Starry Night over the Rhone" by Van Gogh. Try to take in the exhibit if you can, it is worth the effort. The rest of the museum was a pleasant...More

Thank John K
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

I happened to go to the AGO on a record breaking day. The lines looked super long, but it only took about 40 minutes to enter, no bad at all. My purpose was to see the Canadian Artists, and I could have cried with pleasure...More

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melaniejade2018
2 March 2018|
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Response from AlyM671 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what interests you and if you take one of the guided tours. I would say the minimum would be 2 hours, yet it would be very easy to spend 3+ hours there.
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Rahel M
9 January 2018|
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Response from Herve H | Reviewed this property |
I think it is in the $18.50 range but if you are older 60+ cheaper
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Krysten G
22 March 2017|
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Response from BequiaNess | Reviewed this property |
No. They are especially strict when they have a really popular exhibit.
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