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The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario

Address: 317 Dundas St. W., Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4, Canada (China Town)
Phone Number: 416-979-6648
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Ranked #4 of 267 Attractions in Toronto
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The eighth-largest art museum in North America presents an...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Tue 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: The eighth-largest art museum in North America presents an awe-inspiring collection: more than 36,000 works representing 1,000 years of extraordinary art.
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Its my first time going to an art museum, in these one is very big. Took me 4 hours to complete or may not complete the sight of every piece there. AGO, located in dundas street near china town. Is one of the biggest museum in Toronto. It also held many events and during the weekday which i was going,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

So unique. Wonderful art. Amazing touring exhibitions. Go and get lost for hours. Not too expensive. Easy to get to.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We went to see the Colville show on its last weekend. Busy! But we also viewed the Comix exhibition, about the works of Art Spiegelman. I was impressed with the scholarship of the displays, the curation, and the contexts provided. The AGO has an extensive permanent collection, and the gift shop is filled with fabulous items. I could spend hours... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Great building, great art! A tad expensive but we had a great day and ate in the restaurant which was quite good.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

not as good as i thought,art work in my opinion was not the best ive seen found it more of a place to go to keep warm or dry,

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I had tired of the old AGO and had not been back since the major update. I took a chance at the instigation of some friends and found that it now looks fantastic along with the great exhibits and has rekindled my interest in the AGO.

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Westmount, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

The Thomson collection is very impressive. We had a private guide and I highly recommend it. You learn so much more !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

Spent the better part of a day at the AGO and didn't regret a single moment of it. Fascinating galleries - well spaced out, lots of additional information to tell you what you were seeing and when. Got to see a special Da Vinci exhibition which included some Rodin pieces - very special. very special atmosphere Very helpful staff Also... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Any time of the year is great to visit the AGO. There's always a great exhibition on, which is usually NOT included in the regular a admission price, but the regular permanent collection is worth the price. This is mainly canadian art, and some is on a grand scale. There are collections of smaller pieces, and the Henry Moore gallery... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The gallery is easy to navigate. The displays had good descriptions. We didn't give ourselves enough time to visit all the different exhibits. Next time we'll go earlier in the day.

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