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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
Chinatown
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The gallery itself is not a huge space compared to some of the great galleries around the world ( The Met, Louvre, National Gallery etc) but I think of this as one of its strengths. One does not feel overwhelmed or need to spend all...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We are members of the AGO and we visited last August to catch the Lauren Harris exhibit. WE forgot our AGO membership cards but all is well with a temporary one issued to us at the guest relations counter. Everyone is very helpful and friendly....More

Thank msweet8
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Even the architecture of this building is inspiring and beautiful to look at and it has intriguing and ever changing exhibition.

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Art Gallery of Ontario is a great museum and represents a wide range of periods and styles. Perhaps too many. The museum contains great things including a large collection of Canadian paintings with some of the country's greatest masterpieces. There is an excellent European...More

Thank DohaInternational
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We enjoyed the European, Dutch, and Canadian paintings. The new wooden gallery was not only beautiful but connected the exhibit areas. Lots of people mingling and having cocktails. All very civilized.

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Exhibitions are thought provoking, very Canadian and absolutely a must visit! I have always enjoyed the space and the architecture as well.

Thank RiazAa
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great visit and the exhibition of Lawren S. Harris and still on for one more week "The Idea of North" was amazing a collection with pictures videos and stories I am a member so it was free but even if you are not a member...More

Thank KittyToronto_Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't have the chance to visit the whole place, but it was a nice experience; there's a canadian art area you have to visit.

Thank Moy V
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Visited the AGO last week and was slightly disappointed to find out that the 4th floor was closed, after I had paid in. Given that the 3rd floor is unaccessible and the 5th floor features only one installation at the moment, the gallery turned out...More

Thank Saoi13
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took the guided tour of the museum and it was fantastic. Ellen, our guide, took us anywhere we wanted and involved the whole group in discussions. She is a great asset to that museum which is incredible.

Thank lldr27
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Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
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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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