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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 3 days ago

The AGO not only has a superb permanent collection of art of all periods but also is at the forefront of bringing significant shows to Toronto. Over the recent number of months, we have had the pleasure of viewing exhibitions showcasing works of such varied...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Starting with the eye catching architecture of this building and the adjacent OCAD building you are in for a treat when you visit. We saw a variety of art from the Group of Seven, to Mitchell/ Riopelle to the Rock Art Posters o9f Jimi Hendrix....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The AGO is a wonderful place for families with young children. The museum provides innumerable activities for children to keep them engaged between gallery viewings. The history of Canadian Art across the ages is best viewed through the complimentary walking tours offered by the volunteers....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing site and collections, need to go back as have no enough time to enjoy the whole visit. They have guided tours. Loved the shop at the museum!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

..and a very remarkable experience. Especially the arts connected with the indigenous nations. Totally recommend this place! It's a must see. :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Art Gallery of Ontario is a must place go, it’s amazing with a purported approx 95,000 pieces of art from European, modern, contemporary etc but with also a Canadian section and also which was a must see for me the indigenous First Nation collection....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice venue to enjoy a pleasant afternoon viewing art and having a bite to eat. Group of Seven artists are a must when visiting the AGO. Have enjoyed special exhibits in the past.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I met at the AGO during a snowstorm yesterday...and despite the weather, I found a peaceful, idyllic hour well spent ...and to myself... thoroughly enjoying the phenomenal collection of model ships in the lower level of the AGO at 317 Dundas St...More

Thank Lise A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this museum. Great collection for a city the size of Toronto. Ok it’s not the Louvre but it’s got a few lovely pieces of art that make it worth you while to go visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had written off the AGO as just another second tier Canadian institution with a lot of pretensions. Then, in January, at the urging of friends, I went to see the Guillermo del Toro exhibit which was timed in sync with his latest movie release:...More

Thank Colin F
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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
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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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Response from DelicateIllusion | Reviewed this property |
You could def spend a few hours there. It is really beautiful.
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