Gardiner Museum

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: 111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7, Canada
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-4165868080
  • Ticket Price: 15 CAD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids

Gardiner Museum - Review

Founded in 1984 by George and Helen Gardiner, Canada’s largest ceramic museum is right across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum. Donations and acquisitions led to a sustained growing collection that began to attraction international collector interest. The nearly 3000 pieces exhibited at this museum cover many civilisations from around the world - Ancient Americas, Italian Renaissance, Oriental porcelain, European porcelain. Not all of the items are decorative; many of the pieces have been put to actual use in eating, drinking, prayer and ceremony. Check the museum website for current and upcoming exhibitions. You can also sign up for clay forming workshops.

Gardiner Museum Information

  • Wheelchair is accessible.
  • Check out the museum shop.

Gardiner Museum Ticket Prices

  • Seniors (65+): CAD 11
  • Students: CAD 9
  • Free for under 18
  • Friday: 4pm-9pm, half price admission.
  • Groups of 10+: CAD 13 for adult, CAD 10 for seniors.
  • Guided groups of 10+: CAD 18 for adults, CAD 13 for seniors.

Gardiner Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Holiday Mondays : 10 am - 5 pm
  • Guided tours, everyday at 2pm.

How To reach Gardiner Museum by Public Transport

  • Subway 1 stop Museum.
  • Bus 5, 142 stop Queen's Park at Charles St North Side (Museum Station).
  • Bus 300 top Bloor St West at Queen's Park.

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  • Gardiner Museum Address: 111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7, Canada
  • Gardiner Museum Contact Number: +1-4165868080
  • Gardiner Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Gardiner Museum Price: 15 CAD
  • Best time to visit Gardiner Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gardiner Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 7.31% of people who visit Toronto include Gardiner Museum in their plan

  • 37.05% of people start their Gardiner Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Gardiner Museum

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89.95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gardiner Museum

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Gardiner Museum, Toronto Reviews

  • A truly unique museum where you can learn about the history of ceramics. Not sure how well known the upstairs restaurant is but food looks amazing. You can also book a wedding here. A nice quiet place to go if you are in the area and have about an hour to spare. Cute gift shop in front!

  • Makes ceramics interesting even if you don’t know much about the subject. The contemporary section is intellectually challenging in a good way. Pre-Colombian ceramics are incredibly moving. The rest is, if less surprising, first class quality.

  • A fantastic ceramics collection, very accessibly presented for all age groups. The tour guide was very insightful, informative and engaging. Friday late afternoon into evenings are also half price admission.

  • Nice and quaint museum! I mainly went for the Yoko Ono exhibition, but the entire museum was very well kept, organized, and professional.

  • I have been meaning to check this museum out for awhile. We were only there for a couple of hours but it was a fascinating experience. From the central and mesoamerica pottery on the first floor to the detailed history and evolution of European porcelain on the second floor. I may return to try out some of the hands on workshops another time as well.

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