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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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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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317 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4, Canada
Chinatown
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great place! The staff are all friendly and helpful. The art is displayed beautifully and the exhibits interesting and engaging. We downloaded the ReBlink app and had some laughs. The Guillermo del Toro exhibit was the highlight. Also went to a ten minute...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I like art galleries, so I walked to the AGO during my last day in Toronto. Buying tickets and checking my backpack was smooth. I was fortunate to arrive in time for a docent lead tour of the AGO. What a bonus! She was extremely...More

Thank Leilani B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been there many times... I have a membership. Most recently attended the exhibit of works by the director del Torro. Well timed for Halloween.

Thank N713
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gehry's additions to the building are much more than just adding new space. They changed the whole character of the building and gave a productive tension to the more conservative complex that had been there before. The collection is quite interesting and has its strong...More

Thank Otmar G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just to relax and change mind setting visit the AGO walking distance from the Eaton Centre. Peace and quiet with lot of Art work to clear your thoughts of the outside world. Great food and fun things for Kids

Thank annie t
Reviewed 6 days ago

Welcome to Guillermo del Toro Bleak House, del Toro cabinet of curiosities. House of monsters, imaginations and exceptional collections. From Pan's Labyrinth to dark side of Disney, fascination with insects. Brilliantly narrated by Guillermo himself. Timed tickets for this large collection of books, memorabilia, paintings...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to AGO. They have a fantastic collection including some of my favorite Impressionist works. I loved the Renaissance, Baroque and medieval religious art as well. The museum itself is beautiful and the food is great. I highly recommend the shop...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went through on a Friday evening before dinner out. We had free passes to use, but also wanted to see the collections. We didn't opt to upgrade for the special exhibit, as we knew we'd see plenty of great art outside of that exhibit. Particularly...More

Thank McMarshal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We last visited four years ago on our last trip to Toronto. We had good memories of the gallery and the art displayed and were looking forward to this visit. We were not disappointed. The Canadian art is beautifully displayed (though we would have preferred...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 1 week ago

great collection, and good as place to see uniquely Canadian art. building is also interesting, remodeled and conceptualized by Frank Gehry, who hailed from Toronto. enjoyable place to spend most of a day.

Thank jeffrey k
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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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