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Ottawa Art Gallery

2 Daly Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E2, Canada
+1 613-233-8699
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Wonderful Exhibits

This is a "must see" place to visit when in Ottawa. The building is beautiful and the art exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TravelingMomUSA84
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Troy, New York
Treasure of art

Canadian and world most beautiful art gallery. Every year offers a special exhibition of most know... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
245Elzbieta
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Ottawa, Canada
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2 Daly Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E2, Canada
Byward Market Area
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+1 613-233-8699
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a "must see" place to visit when in Ottawa. The building is beautiful and the art exhibits range from 1400's to very contemporary. We particularly loved the Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Canadian and world most beautiful art gallery. Every year offers a special exhibition of most know art in the world. the Postmodern Architecture of the gallery is most beautiful in the world. Architects: Moshe Safdie, Cornelia Oberlander. Home for Canadian, Native and Inuit art, American...More

Thank 245Elzbieta
Reviewed 25 August 2017

On Thursday evenings, after 17:00 entrance is free here. We benefitted from this as we were interested in indigenous art - only there is very little of it. Some Inuit sculpture and some Algonquin beaded clothing seemed to be the limit of it in the...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The art gallery was fantastic. The tours of the Canadian exhibits are free and so worth doing. I got lucky and was there when the Scene 6 festival was on. 100 musicians playing throughout the galleries over the course of an evening. Great bar and...More

1  Thank wanderwoman50
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The OAG and the OAG Annex-- highlighting the synergy between the visual arts & music [both are located near one another-- on opposite sides of the Rideau Canal] provide a platform for many various art forms. In the fall of 2017 the OAG will open...More

1  Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! This was the best experience with my kids in a museum!!! One my kids loves art but the other one, let's just say I have to drag him in. This places has cool activity to kip all the kids going and happy! They get...More

1  Thank Daniela J
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I've been to the gallery four or five times now but i'm still always impressed with what this gallery has to offer.

Thank Lydia P
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

First time visiting the new gallery. The architecture is very neat! Some of he permanent collections were closed but still lots to see. Would recommend

Thank roadrunner0820
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Simply put, truly a national treasure in every sense of the word. Visited many times in the past and always go back if I have the time, it is something to see. Great educational place to learn alot.

2  Thank walleyehunter1999
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I have visited Ottawa many times, 15 plus, and managed to drp into the National Gallery on at least 8 occasisions. Allow the afternoon at least to take this awe inspiring collection and building in. If you have just an hour visit one floor, ie...More

1  Thank Bill D
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