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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 2 days ago via mobile

We drove into Toronto specifically for the show. It was AMAZING. The staff were terrific moving the crowds through the exhibits. With only 20 -30 seconds allowed for each of the exhibits, the waiting line in between was 20 minutes and everyone was patient with...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The featured shows when we visited where Henry Moore and Georgia O'Keefe which we both loved. The building itself is stunning with a part of the museum designed by Toronto native Frank Gehry. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After our visit here I am just not sure. We have visited several museums in several countries and left with a so so feeling after the visit. If you like a few certain artist there are several rooms that just have one artist. Well layer...More

Thank Phillip T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The wonderful Yayoi Kusama show at the AGO is an event that shouldnt be missed . We are talking about an artist that was a total hippie in the 60's she is now in her 80's and still going strong . The Infinity rooms are...More

Thank Sam K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum and interesting exhibitions. The Henry Moore room is fabulous. The decor is breathtaking.

Thank Shlomo I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful exhibits, lovely place to explore art from various centuries. I especially loved the world war photo section. The store is amazing too.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been several times to AGO over the years and I keep on going back. This gallery has had some excellent programming of great exhibitions. It also has a relatively good permanent collection. I particularly like the Henry Moore plaster proof for his famous...More

Thank DamienBE
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend a visit to the AGO, especially on a wet day in Toronto. We spent a couple of hours in this beautiful setting and could have easily spent longer. The space contains a wide range of Art and special exhibitions included global works...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have an AGO membership and was fortunate enough to get a ticket to see this wonderful exhibit on one of the preview nights. There are lineups and time limits as others have mentioned but overall, I thought it ran rather smoothly (the AGO employees...More

Thank ilovedgreece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the AGO to see the Yayoi Kusama's Infinty Mirror exhibition but really the gallery is worth it's own visit. We got there about 8:30am to get rush tickets for the exhibition, which go on sale at 10am. It was totally worth the effort...More

Thank Julie E
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melaniejade2018
3 March 2018|
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Response from AlyM671 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what interests you and if you take one of the guided tours. I would say the minimum would be 2 hours, yet it would be very easy to spend 3+ hours there.
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Rahel M
10 January 2018|
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Response from Herve H | Reviewed this property |
I think it is in the $18.50 range but if you are older 60+ cheaper
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Krysten G
22 March 2017|
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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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