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Top 5 Things to Do Before You Visit

school bus parked in front of the Art Gallery of Ontario

1. Review our guide to AGO Field Trips

Our guide to AGO Field Trips is available in both French and English. Please take a moment to review before your visit – and be sure to go over our Gallery Guidelines with your students before you arrive at the AGO.

2. Plan your lunch

The AGO offers lunch tables in the Young Education Commons on a first come, first serve basis in 30-minute timeslots.
If you would like to purchase lunch for your students, caféAGO offers fresh and delicious lunch options for groups.  View more information about school visit lunch options.

3. Learn how to get here

The AGO is located in downtown Toronto at 317 Dundas Street West.
The closest major intersection is University Ave. and Dundas St., and the closest TTC subway stop is St. Patrick Station. View more information regarding parking and directions.

4. Discover our extensive collection of activities and teacher resources

Be sure to explore our teacher resources page in advance of your visit – the AGO offers a wide variety of activities that will help students to develop their skills in observation, interpretation, critical thinking and creativity.

5. Visit for FREE to plan your day!

You are welcome to preview the galleries before you visit to ensure that all content on view is appropriate for your students. Once you’ve booked your school visit, please contact groupsales@ago.net to arrange for a complimentary ticket.

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