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National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

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Peruse a multitude of local and international works of various disciplines at National Gallery of Canada, one of the leading galleries in the country. Enjoy pieces by some of history’s most revered artists, including Warhol, Mondrian, Dali, Picasso, and a host of others. After exploring the vast collection, stop to refresh and reflect at the onsite cafe. Be sure to pop into the gift shop for the opportunity to purchase a plethora of art publications and souvenirs. Plan to visit National Gallery of Canada during your Ottawa vacation using our convenient Ottawa trip itinerary maker.
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  • I do visit these places and I enjoy traditional art and paintings, but do have a problem with avant garde art. Some of the exhibits are great, but you feel that others are making fun of you, exhibitin...  more »
  • As members of the NG, we are often invited to openings. Recently, we attended the opening of Alex Janvier's exhibit. His opening speech was heartwarming. The exhibit itself is huge, so it will require...  more »
  • The National Gallery has to be on the top five attractions if you are a visitor to Ottawa. For locals, it is a place to go to, again and again. Special exhibitions, often of "blockbuster" quality, can...  more »
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  • A lot of collection of Canadian artist especially group of seven. A great collection of masterpieces from Monet, Vaughn, etc. Family friendly!! Lots of fun for kids especially in family day. Must-see place if you are visiting the Capital or want a fun place for your kids in those rainy days.
  • This place was really cool. clean, quiet, respectful employees, and a diverse selection of art. I recommend visiting the Inuit exhibit while youre there The price was also reasonable. No regrets.
  • The building itself is worth the price of admission. An absolutely stunning space. Canadian galleries are closed until spring 2017, but despite that disappointment there was plenty more to see. Will definitely be back, likely more than once
  • Some really significant pieces to see here but for me, the building was just as impactful. Beautiful.
  • Great pieces, beautiful building. The Canadian art exhibit was under construction unfortunately, but other exhibits were great.