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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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Stealing rocks from Yoko Ono

I have visited the Gardiner Museum in the past and really enjoyed viewing the amazing collections... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
artandwander
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St. Marys, Canada
Wonderful museum to recharge your battery

Random walk by saw in big letters announcing Yoko Ono’s Riverbed exhibition. The big striped head... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Farmazone
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Val d'Or, Canada
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This famous museum houses a wide variety of works ranging from pre-Columbian times to the 20th century.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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“ceramic art” (12 reviews)
“special exhibit” (11 reviews)
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111 Queen's Pk | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7, Canada
Downtown
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+1 416-586-8080
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"ceramic art"
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"special exhibit"
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"great collection"
in 8 reviews
"guided tour"
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"gift shop is"
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"on display"
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"clay"
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"rom"
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"exhibits"
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"porcelains"
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"docent"
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"eras"
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"centuries"
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"admission"
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"galleries"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Gardiner Museum in the past and really enjoyed viewing the amazing collections of pottery and ceramics. A tour of the museum is a great history lesson of these useful and decorative objects. A few years ago, I saw the Newcomb Pottery...More

Thank artandwander
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Random walk by saw in big letters announcing Yoko Ono’s Riverbed exhibition. The big striped head outside got my attention too. Walked in and got my ticket. Went through the Inteactive three-room themed Riverbed exhibition and played the artist role by creating as asked. Once...More

Thank Farmazone
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is a really lovely little museum with an extensive and impressive porcelain collection. You don’t need a lot of time, but it’s definitely worth the visit. We also took in the Yoko Ono interactive exhibit which was a lot of fun. I was taken...More

Thank Bryan W
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The museum offers a variety of pottery exhibits, which are unique and different. I do encourage you to book a tour if you can.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

A wet Thursday afternoon in January... not a lot of other tourists out and about. We were welcomed warmly by the staff and and informed the half hour guided tour of the special exhibit was about to commence. Well, we were it. The docent ended...More

Thank ChuckL4
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I go frequently to this museum recognized around the world. I unfortunately chose one of the coldest days ever in a Toronto spot walk there from the waterfront so likely my brain was numb. The Twelve Tree display was simply the worst ever. The bright...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

I kept wondering what art appreciation I was lacking. Quoting my adult son, "I don't know what I'd rather do, sit on my hands and do nothing or spend time looking at 12 trees..." Don't waste your time or money on this. Better to spend...More

1  Thank Joseetje44
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

A lovely large open dining room with large healthy potted plants including fig trees. The food and service in the dining room was excellent and we had a leisurely lunch. After lunch we went on a guided tour of the special exhibit and then through...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I love, love, love the Gardiner! Beautiful ceramics, porcelain and pottery from numerous period. One of my favourite museums.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

It’s really a shame. Could be a cool place. They advertise everywhere to join the Sunday drop in class. Then you go online and it says you can’t purchase tickets until 10:00. So exactly at 10 I say get tickets and immediately every ticket is...More

Thank Bobdec
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I'm sorry I don't have these - maybe you could contact the museum itself. It was very well-curated
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