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The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario

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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...more
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317 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Gallery as a second plan but we were gladly surprised! Building is beautiful itself and there are several sections with European art which we liked a lot. Plus the Canadian artists section. We spent about two nice hours touring the whole place.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I absolutely love the gallery itself and I am happy to know it was Frank Gehry himself who laid a hand on it. But I find more important that they offer free Wednesday nights so everyone who can’t afford often admission can visit frequently. I...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really lovely art gallery. The impressionist section was glorious with works from VAn GOgh, Pissarro, Monet etc. African section was also great and really informative. Cafe/coffee area was limited in choice. Shop sold a lovely range of souvenirs Well worth going

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whether you live in Toronto or just visiting, the Art Gallery of Ontario ( AGO) is world class and should be on your 'Bucket List'. Look at it's website to see the current exhibits, workshops, events, lectures, the store, the restaurant, things for kids, classes,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I try and visit the AGO whenever I am in Canada. I really like the building and it often has very interesting exhibitions. Over my visits I have come to admire the Canadian Seven more and more and when I visit now it is like...More

Thank TW1144
Reviewed 5 days ago

.... to do the exhibits justice. We opted for the free guided tour of the museum which was excellent. Our tour guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable asking questions as well as answering them. We enjoyed a wonderful pot of tea in the Cafe afterwards.

Thank L H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth the entrance price - such a beautiful place, and enjoyed the wonerful art! The exhibition of How Humans are affecting the Earth, was an added bonus, both frightening and enlightening at the same time. Thank you, this was one of my favorites.

Thank k m
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have attend many time in recent years and have enjoyed reading and learning about historic events through paintings and exhibits, A must see in Toronto!

Thank JimP1939
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Art Gallery of Ontario, housed in a beautiful contemporary structure, contains an interesting blend of art styles. Begin on the top floor where contemporary exhibits have one searching for meaning behind mankind's ills and proceed down the beautiful curved stairs stopping on each to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The AGO has brought more of it’s back catalogue into the light. It is refreshed and looking good. It is presented in good light and the paintings were nicely cleaned. The decision to show some of the art work without labels makes the galleries confusing...More

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melaniejade2018
3 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
10 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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