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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
+1 416-979-6648
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

We had heard great things about the AGO, but we were very disappointed. My husband and I have been to the MET and most recently the art museum in Chicago. We're not die-hard art fans but we do like the see the famous classics and...More

1  Thank Angelina P
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Loved the design of the venue and the coffee shop!! However as I am not an art expert I find that museums that organise their art according to the donor are very intimidating and very difficult to enjoy. To a none expert it is very...More

Thank CapeScottish
Reviewed August 17, 2016

We have a membership to the AGO that lets us check out really captivating and engaging art whenever we feel inclined. It has been really great to be able to check out the new exhibits and poke around the contemporary art floors. They pretty much...More

Thank Léah S
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Art is obviously in eye of beholder, but I can't reco the Lauren Harris exhibit that is there till sept ?... The comedian Steve Martin discovered his work and brought Harris to LA, to race reviews so he worked with couple other curators to creat...More

Thank Allan M
Reviewed August 17, 2016

This museum is stunning in every way and all of Canada can be proud. (We are Manhattanites and have a few museums of our own, so we know when a museum is world class!) We were interested in viewing the works of the "Group of...More

Thank PeterAL10
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Not sure why there so many bare walls. My wife( who is an artist) seemed to enjoy it . Too expensive

Thank Greg C
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Maybe I'm too used to London where the galleries are free (except for the special exhibitions) but I found the prices here quite high (>$20 single tickets, $110 memberships). A bit of a shame as they have many wonderful pieces that probably don't get seen...More

Thank irishabroad2015
Reviewed August 16, 2016

The AGO regularly features special short term exhibits or collections. I recently saw The Idea of North with the paintings of Lawren Harris (Group of 7) which was curated by Steve Martin and is at the AGO until September 18th. Great way to spend a...More

Thank archib54
Reviewed August 16, 2016

While not one of the greatest art galleries (sorry AGO) regarding its collection, it is still an essential stop on any visit to Toronto. The building itself is a major experience, an inspired blending of old and avante garde by Frank Gehry. Admission prices are...More

Thank NowlookatmeBanburys
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Well done exhibit of Group of Seven pictures showing the history of Toronto neghborhoods. The cafe under the new curved wall is well done

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Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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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.
Lexi M
February 28, 2017|
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Response from DelicateIllusion | Reviewed this property |
You could def spend a few hours there. It is really beautiful.
August 15, 2015|
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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