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Gardiner Museum

111 Queen's Pk | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7, Canada
+1 416-586-8080
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Immersion in Ceramics History

This is a comprehensive collection of all objects ceramic, from early indigenous people's crafts to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huge surprise!

I've been to Toronot numerous times and to the ROM many times but nevere knew about the Gardiner... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This famous museum houses a wide variety of works ranging from pre-Columbian times to the 20th century.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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111 Queen's Pk | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7, Canada
+1 416-586-8080
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a comprehensive collection of all objects ceramic, from early indigenous people's crafts to the modern artist interpretations of the medium. It appears that the displays come from donations to the museum, so it does not show every school of pottery or clay production....More

Thank CreateConnects
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Toronot numerous times and to the ROM many times but nevere knew about the Gardiner. The items are quite exquisite and worth a visit. Lots of activitied=s for children which is wonderful. Restaurant is fabulous - beautiful location with great food well-priced....More

Thank patsychom
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This museum has a very extensive ceramic collection which is why we decided to go. If you are not interested in ceramics then the $15 ticket can be steep considering the Royal Ontario Mesuem across the street is much larger and only charge 20 bucks....More

Thank Yujie D
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The Gardiner Museum is well worth visiting. It is devoted to artworks and practical objects, from all eras and around the world, that were fashioned out of clay. I particularly enjoyed the Japanese ceramics, and the display of European dinnerware from the eighteenth and nineteenth...More

1  Thank Introvertica
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I was surprised that they could dedicate a whole museum to pottery, but I was surprised that we really enjoy our visit! It is small but very nice!

Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

If yes give it a try and find out what 'Majolicas' are. A very good collection of ceramics covering Britain, Italy and Latin America. We had time only for the collections in the first floor but we were satisfied with that. Most of exhibits are...More

Thank Travel_with_Panaes
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This is a surprisingly good but smaller scale museum compared to ROM. We came here on Canada 150 day and it was free entry. 2 full floor of exhibitions looking at porcelains and various statues with history attached to them. Rather enjoyable. The third floor...More

Thank k9920105
Reviewed 20 June 2017

As a visitor today at the Gardiner Museum, I am absolutely appalled by the actions and attitudes of the staff we interacted with. My class was late for our 1pm visit to the museum today due to a last minute time change that was out...More

1  Thank ccgift1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

One of those places that people question you about going to, but love it when they get there. It has been freshened up since my last visit several years ago and remains a great attraction, especially the second floor.

Thank RESK2013
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a small musuem with very unworthy collections. Do not be fooled by the smart looking web photos. Tours are mismanaged and staffs all acts like they are English loyalties who operate MET in New York City. Terrible services! Too bad they have to...More

Thank Alexandra S
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Kristian B
27 December 2016|
Response from Geordiegirl_8 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't have these - maybe you could contact the museum itself. It was very well-curated