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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 1 week ago

First off, let me say that the AGO itself, the building, is beautiful, and well worth the visit if you haven't seen it since its rejuvenation. Plus, many of the permanent exhibits (on Canadiana, for example) are things you could spend days going through. However,...More

Thank derek v
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see exhibit with something for everyone. She was a very talented artist with insight into many different subjects. The collection of photographs provides extra details about the artist's long and interesting life.

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1. Whether you like art or not, visit it for coffee in its impressive caffe. 2. Located in the heart of China Town on a road decorated with many heritage townhouses converted to private galleries 3.Rich collection in various floors, especially if you are interested...More

Thank Travel_with_Panaes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once a year we travel to Toronto in the summer and every year we visit the AGO. It has never disappointed as the special show is invariably a "must see". This year's Georgia O'Keefe exhibited is one such event. We like it so much that...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit, which is on until the end of July and it was fabulous! I knew very little about her and loved her early abstracts along with her flowers. Afterwards we took the free tour of the AGO with...More

1  Thank skcornwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite stops when in Toronto.The highlight of this trip was the Georgia O'Keeffe exhibit: great paintings, photographs and very informative. The AGO web site is the place to learn all of the special exhibits as well as content of the...More

Thank N8241BIdanielk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum had an abundance of masters and all in well-lit areas. The cafe, although small, had nice views and coffee. The entrance and staircases also featured gorgeous views of the city.

Thank ludkem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An eclectic selection of art. Some of the Canadian artwork was really interesting to see, although the lack of many signs identifying the artist and giving some information about the pieces was a little frustrating at times. Because we went after 6 on a Wednesday...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely museum with discount for seniors. Great views of the city on the 4th and 5th floors. Large Rodin sculptures. Enjoyed the Canadian artists and variety of media in the "Every Now, Then: reframing Nationhood" Very interesting "Free Black North" photo collection of African Americans...More

Thank DeborahandAndy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They offer free entry one some evenings. Check their site for details. Very nice place to visit. Make sure you allow for plenty of time as this is a big place and you need to have enough time to see everything.

Thank Vahid M
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and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
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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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