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George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art

  • 111 Queen's Park Crescent Map It
  • Yorkville

Published 08/07/2014

Fodor's Review

This collection of rare ceramics includes 17th-century English delftware and 18th-century yellow European porcelain; its pre-Columbian collection dates to Olmec and Maya times. Other galleries feature Japanese Kakiemon-style pottery and Chinese white-and-blue porcelain. If your visit coincides with lunchtime, hit the Gardiner Bistro for light dishes like West-Coast salmon with local greens. Free guided tours take place at 2 pm daily; or you can join a drop-in session in the clay studio (Wed. and Fri. 6–8 pm; Sun. 1–3 pm; C$15). Admission is half-price on Friday after 4 (or free on the third Friday of every month after 4).

Sight Information

Address:

111 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C7, Canada

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Phone:

416-586–8080; 416-362–1957-Restaurant reservations

Sight Details:

  • C$12
  • Mon.–Thurs. 10–6, Fri. 10–9, weekends 10–5

Published 08/07/2014

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