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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
+1 416-979-6648
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Reviewed yesterday

For the shortest of short lists... If you only have time to see a single venue/location/attraction in Toronto, then you should see the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). The AGO has a well curated and extensive permanent collection and (at least on our visit) a...More

Thank Gray_S
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to visit. The location is great and the gallery always has something new as well as the collections. There is a great little cafe in the lower floor for a casual bite to eat. The gift shop is amazing. I...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved the art and our six year old did as well but was most surprising is how amazing the children's room is! I had to pull the kids away! We went during March break so they also had a performer in... he wasn't very...More

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice building with rooms for the works of Picasso, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and many more. I recomend a visit at this art gallery.

1  Thank Andrenalini
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful collection, very enjoyable to see a unique variety of Canadian art along with the other common themes of impressionism, Italian art, photography, etc. We had to whip through in less than 2 hours because we were trying to see as much as possible before...More

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Incredible art. Definitely climb the spiral staircase. We had delightful snack at the espresso bar. As US citizens, we focused on the Canadian artists which was a treat, especially because they are running a wonderful exhibition for the 150th. We also took in one of...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are art lovers, so we have been in many many museums. This is one is simply non memorable. One week after having visited it, I just can't remember much. The building itself (F Gehry) is not bad (but he has done more impressive stuff...More

1  Thank Just1family
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were completely blown away by the Art Gallery of Ontario. We arrived just a few minutes before one of the hourly "highlights" tours led by the docents, and we're thoroughly impressed with our guide's passion and knowledge of the collection. The Frank Geary designed...More

Thank ParisOkie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband & I and a close friend and artist were drawn to to visit the Art Gallery of Ontario AGO to see the Georgia O'Keeffe Exhibit, on a recent visit to Toronto! We were highly impressed with both the Exhibit and the Gallery! The...More

Thank EllenMoss
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. The works of art are Incredible and stunning to look at. Some of the collections are breathtaking. The collection of the work of The Group of Seven Canadian artists and the collection of displayed Inuit art work is...More

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Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
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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.
Lexi M
1 March 2017|
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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