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)
Many tourist attractions are temporarily closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please verify any opening hours below with the attraction before visiting.
- 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
Emily R. Mar-15-2020
I went to the Royal Ontario Museum on our trip to Toronto. First, I want to say I LOVE history museums and I really loved the set up of this one. It kind of... Read More
Quinton F. Mar-01-2020
My first visit to the museum happened to be for a ROM After Dark event, so my review will be coming from that context. As far as the even, I would have to... Read More
Emily P. Feb-25-2020
I went here a few times in elementary school. Today is the first day in about 6 or 7 years that I visited the ROM and spent about 3.5 to 4 hours. I was... Read More
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