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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

Wonderful Art! Extremely informative staff and always willing to help. Lots of variety and so much history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank easydiner2019
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my other half had a wonderful time a second time in a row, location isn’t the worst. Parking pretty easy and a good walk too. Close by Chinatown if you’ve never been as well! Both visits were for separate exclusive art stops. First...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BradyP71
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for a visit on family day, which was not the best of choices on our part as it was quite busy, but well worth it. Spent several hours wandering around this massive place, checking out various exhibits and displays. Kudos to the AGO for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank swanny26
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love arts and culture, this is the right place for you. Try to arrive early because there are different floors to can take a lot of photos of the things that you really love it, too much to see and read. An exquisite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Klaudel
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for lunch and went to see an exhibit. I have been to the AGO a few times and have never been disappointed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fabulousn40
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with two friends to check out a preview of the Impressionism in the age of industry exhibit. Line up moved quickly to get in and there was a lot of work to see. The actual exhibit on preview was crowded but still manageable. Only...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lisatD8284OI
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attending this exhibition left me feeling a little flat. The show seemed to be more of a history lesson and curatorial verbiage than about great art. I love Impressionist work, but this particular collection was less compelling than expected.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank davidtC7269CS
Reviewed 1 week ago

The AGO offers a large range of art from modern to historical. The gallery spaces are airy and beautiful with a recent renovation designed by Frank Gehry. Great place for a short or long visit. Be sure to check for special exhibits and don't miss...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lyndahmacdonald
Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined a friend to view the Anthropocene special exhibit over lunch hour one day. It's a sobering view of the effect humans have had and are having on the earth. The AGO is a great place to spend a couple of hours or a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mel_T19
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb show that will give you a totally fresh view of the work of the Impressionists. Not a water lily in sight. Shows how attached some of them were to exploring the impact of the Industrial Revolution and the impact on lives of farmers, workers,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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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kuhhrysten
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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