The Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art was first opened in 1984 by founders George and Helen Gardiner to showcase their growing collection of of pottery and porcelain and ceramic artifacts from Europe, China and Ancient America. The collection now consists of over 3,000 historical as well as contemporary pieces from around the world. Temporary exhibitions showcase new works of art, so there is always something new to see here as well.
You can visit the Gardiner Museum between 4 and 9pm on the third Friday of every month for free. You can also visit during the same time period for half-price on any other Friday.
The museum is located directly across from the Royal Ontario Museum and is housed in a building featuring modernist architecture. The museum also has a retail shop, a restaurant and 'clay classes' (additional charge).
If you have and interest in ceramic collectables and art you will definitely enjoy the Gardiner Museum. For additional information about the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art see their official website above.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Gardiner Museum of Ceramic ArtFee: Yes - Special Rates available on Fridays (see article)
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website, especially where Covid restrictions are in effect.
- Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Friday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6
Phone: +1 416-586-8000
Ronnel S. Mar-14-2022
Huge museum,simply walking back in time,I love the areas that showcased different artifacts from other countries,there was a section here for my country... Read More
Meschac G. Apr-15-2022
Love it that we have such a great museum in town and more importantly offering a free day for all to come enjoy. I like the variety of the and storytelling... Read More
Nic Z. Apr-17-2022
boring exhibits, felt like i was at an antique shop, only cool thing is the building. I've been there many years before, seems like the content has barely... Read More
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