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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 22 January 2017 via mobile

I visited on a Saturday afternoon, at first to view the Mystical Landscapes exhibit. With a couple of hours to fill before the assigned ticket hour I explored the many galleries in the AGO. There were so many fine Canadian artists to appreciate and learn...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We went for the Mystical Landscapes exhibit because I wanted to be able to see Van Gogh's Starry Night on the Rhone. Came for Van Gogh and stayed for Monet! Beautiful beautiful works. I wish the actual Starry Night was there but it was humbling...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lovely to visit just for the architecture alone. Just gorgeous. But we also saw a few wonderful art exhibits while there. They also had a wonderful shop and café. Highly recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Mystical Landscapes exhibit should not be missed. On till end of January. Van gogh, Tom Thomson, Gaugin, Fred Varley. This is a great Canadian show that is travelling to Paris in a few months.

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We took the grandkids for the Sunday family day outing. Kids had a blast. Very interactive programming. Also have attended with my partner on other occasions and enjoyed the exhibits and the entertainment. Great value for the dollar and very cultural.

Thank Stephen U
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have season tickets.we enjoy all the different exhibits wonderful place to relax and enjoy.All the staff are extremely pleasant and efficient Thank you

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The most recent exhibit, Mystical Landscapes, is a wonderfully curated exhibit. We have been back twice to see it. It has proved so popular it was extended and we may go back a third time. But the rest of the permanent exhibits are also worth...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

My eyes felt like they were seeing for the first time! Not just each exhibit, but the space itself, was overwhelming, in the best way. The architecture is gorgeous - be sure to take the spiral stairs that overlook the park. I was bringing family,...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I took the hour tour (free, meets at the gallery entrance) --very helpful for backstory, understanding what the museum has and why. I had never heard of the Group of Seven and was astounded at the rooms of their paintings. Also fun is charting the...More

Thank jejoco
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was my first experience at the AGO and loved every minute - the time flew by - we really had no idea how much there was to see! Amazing pieces for any art lover, experienced or not. Looking to get out of the cold...More

Thank Traci L
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melaniejade2018
2 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
9 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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