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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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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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317 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4, Canada
Chinatown
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Visited this with my fiancee as they house a collection from both "The Group of Seven" and also Tom Thomson. Big place with lots of pictures, creepy Inuit carvings, model boats in the basement. Spent a good amount of time here on a lovely sunny...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice museum, there is a lot to see you can't go through everything in few hours. It's free on Wednesday after 5pm

Thank Djazia M
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is a big modern museum with wonderful architecture and an impressive collection of Canadian art, plus some wonderful Henry Moore sculptures, a bit crowded together. Definitely visit if you get a chance. The museum restaurant is fine too if a bit overpriced.

Thank Bearwife
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Spent hours investigating the Gallery, enjoyed the Canadian Art in particular. The building is amazing, loved the wooden staircases. A lot to see and a good variety of styles and time periods. Would like to see more Women Artists represented, but some good collections of...More

Thank Carrie R
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Brand new exhibit by artist Robert Houle is definitely worth the detour, in this gorgeous Museum about 10 minutes from dowm town. Museum is a real treat and, if you get a chance, get yourself invited to the members restaurant; great food, I loved the...More

Thank Riaz R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The building is in itself a work of art. It contains collections which will occupy you until museum fatigue sets in. A highlight for me was seeing Group of Seven pieces that have earned Canadian artists their rightful place on the world stage of masterpieces....More

Thank Codiak!
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Located at the edge of China Town, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a great place to spend the afternoon -- rain or shine. It always has a current new exhibit, plus the permanent displays. There is a restaurant and a nice coffee lounge overlooking...More

Thank Blakey_MissT
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Beautiful art. I would have liked to have some kind of map or poster to read more background information and history about the different artworks and artists. Free Wi-Fi is available to find more information yourself, but still. If you are traveling and bringing your...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The AGO is huge and has all sorts of collections. From old masters to contemporary, African or Canadian art, sculptures and special exhibitions. The building is a work of art in its own right. It can be tricky moving around cause the floor plan, like...More

Thank Wub67
Reviewed 27 September 2016

An interesting time for us, especially looking at the Canadian Artists. (The Seven). Well laid out and very quiet when we visited., Plenty to see from Hockney to Van Gogh, as well as many other exhibits.

Thank charlesledsam
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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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Lexi M
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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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The bus/subway route suggested by ugh-lomi would be more preferable to me than renting a car. Driving and parking are frustrating in TO. Over the years, I have found the buses and subway to be save and reliable. TTC... More
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