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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 31 October 2016

We hired a guide for a 3 1/2 hour tour though Tours By Local, and it was worth every cent. The fee was 160 Canadian which included admission and tax. The collections are extensive and the architecture impressive. Having a knowledgable guide enhanced the experience...More

Thank jaf122
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I love this museum! So much to see. I wouldn't come to Toronto without a visit. We were able to get in to the latest show with no trouble. We were there on a Wednesday when they are open until 9:00. Free admission after 6:00....More

Thank Neegi
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I loved but ROM and AGO, but this place is more organized and beautiful. We were very happy to have a impressionist/expressionist exposition while we were here, so it was worthy the visit itself. And I must say, the modern art installations were really cool.

Thank mcorassa
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The AGO is so much more than just a gallery, they offer up great events, like Friday night party's right in the building with excellent entertainment. As a gallery it's nothing special, but they get some of the best travelling exhibitions and always have something...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I went to AGO specifically to see the exhibition MYSTICAL LANDSCAPES. The gallery is a nice size and not overwhelming. There is a great selection of art and the exhibition was excellent. the cafe was also good and the shop had a great selection of...More

Thank KarenBromley_England
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A picture can say a thousand words - that's for sure! There are incredible artists that have offered and contributed pieces to this stunning gallery. There is so much artwork with so much character expertise. Children might not enjoy this place as much as adults.

Thank Laska L
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Design of this museeum is interesting . Paintings and sculptures are special but nothing extraordinary. Museeum shop is ok. late opening if you are short on time and have to leave before lunch time.

Thank Puffinman
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Some really nice pieces of art to be seen!!!! Personally I found the gallery had no ambiance like some of the other art galleries and museums I have visited.

Thank PeterDCanada
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The AGO is a good afternoon outing for locals and worth visiting if you are a tourist -- for the architecture as well as the collection. Special exhibits are generally quite good and where they were at one time too crowded (in spite of timed...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I spent an afternoon at the AGO during a recent trip to Toronto. My wife had never visited before and my last visit was sometime in the 70’s (!). My memories of the place from that time are sketchy but the building...More

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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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Response from N8241BIdanielk | Reviewed this property |
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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