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Gardiner Museum

111 Queen's Pk | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7, Canada
+1 416-586-8080
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small museum with special exhibits as well as permanent exhibits.

This is a small museum across the street from the ROM. It's main focus is on ceramics collections... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Toronto, Ontario

Interesting collection of unique ceramics from all over the world. I've been there quite a while... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
Curious T
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This famous museum houses a wide variety of works ranging from pre-Columbian times to the 20th century.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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111 Queen's Pk | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7, Canada
+1 416-586-8080
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is a small museum across the street from the ROM. It's main focus is on ceramics collections both antique and modern from around the world. it is well worth an afternoon visit, but do check out the current special exhibit before going.

Thank GAToronto
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Interesting collection of unique ceramics from all over the world. I've been there quite a while ago, but Tripadvisor allows only to add ratings for April 2015. To me experience was unforgettable, I've learned about people's passion towards collecting beautiful pieces. I found intriguing the...More

Thank Curious T
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Wonderful comprehensive permanent collection of porcelain, in a well designed building Also worth exploring the visiting exhibitions

Thank IbyH
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The Gardiner is a small museum in a smartly designed, purpose built, building with a specialty focus on ceramics. It may not be of general interest nor of any interest to younger children. However, the small collection is superb and beautifully presented. There are occasional...More

Thank donriver
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The Gardiner houses an outstanding collection of ceramic objects covering centuries and the world. The building is a modern architectural jewel right across the street from the ROM. The Bistro on the top floor is very good. The museum shop is filled with interesting finds,...More

1  Thank Tess V
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This was probably our 4th or 5th visit to the Gardiner and as always, it was well worth the time and money. The modern building itself is beautifully designed and the changing exhibits show how pottery, porcelain and clay of all kinds fit into and...More

1  Thank Bookers2
Reviewed 16 February 2016

A museum that so many of us don't even know exists! A great afternoon or evening out with your mate or the girls. If you enjoy ceramic art, you're sure to have an enjoyable outing. It's also very easy to get to via TTC.

Thank princess1964Ontario
Reviewed 6 January 2016

If you are interested in pottery, china etc, this is the place to be, the exhibits are interesting and you can easily spend several hours here. There is a restaurant upstairs but did look quite expensive. You can purchase a combined ticket for the Bata...More

1  Thank dotty16
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Didn't know there was a museum here. If you appreciate pottery and sculptures, you should visit this place. They try to spice up the museum by displaying contemporary art. Visited during Nuit Blanche, not sure what the regular display looks like.

Thank catcherintherai
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We recently saw the Kent Moneyman installation--awesome, and the Twelve Trees of Christmas which was finally an interesting and innovative display. The gift shop is filled with the work of excellent potters, glass, jewellery and textile artists.

Thank Holly G
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Kristian B
In the True Nordic exhibition .... A friend on face book pointed out to me my parents lamps and shades. Would like to see the photos ... more if possible ...thks ??
28 December 2016|
Response from Geordiegirl_8 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't have these - maybe you could contact the museum itself. It was very well-curated