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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
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Reviewed today via mobile

One for a day when contemplation is your aim .. Similar in some respects to MOMA NYC... Or Tate London.. This one sometimes takes some deciphering .. All round good experience to have

Thank ProudMrs
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved the AGO. Context is that I am one of those sad people that on a Sunday in a wet London just spends hours getting lost in the Tate Modern... and despite my first love being modern and contemporary art, the range, interest and...More

Thank PapaMike1973
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely fantastic gallery. So much stuff to see and always interesting new exhibits that make it worth going back to. They also have a cute cafe on the top floor with a nice view out onto the street. Only complaint I have is that some...More

Thank Meaghan P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent quite a bit of time here. It is really too big to see everything in one visit, so we concentrated mostly on the sections devoted to Canadian artists. In this area, there are no labels next to the pictures. The claim is made...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is impressive. Housing well over 80,000 pieces, the 117-year-old gallery tracks and traces the development of Canadian art, concomitant with our social-economic-political history, from its earliest origins up to the present day. As a result, the gallery hosts an...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I typically visit the AGO once a year for exhibits but went recently on my day off and realized how much I liked walking through the various rooms and seeing what's new. Now I'm thinking of getting a membership and spending time sipping an espresso...More

Thank ncmcdermott
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved the AGO! They have a lot of gorgeous art pieces and paintings and the building itself is also worth the visit. A big plus for us was the special exhibition about Georgia O'Keeffe. There was so much more to see than at the...More

Thank Anja H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere as soon as you walk in is very calming lots of gorgeous pieces of art in every section

Thank Josie9002
Reviewed 1 week ago

The AGO has some interesting sights, the gift shop is lovely and it is also free on Wednesday evenings!

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always visit Art Galleries when we travel. This one was nice, had some good exhibits, and a fun thing to do while our teenagers slept in.

Thank SandraMom
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No. They are especially strict when they have a really popular exhibit.
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Response from DelicateIllusion | Reviewed this property |
You could def spend a few hours there. It is really beautiful.
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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
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