Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum is world renowned for its collection of artifacts representing world cultures and natural history

Old architecture meets new at the Royal Ontario Museum
Old architecture meets new at the Royal Ontario Museum cc licensed photo by Aviad2001

Toronto's recently expanded Royal Ontario Museum or ROM displays millions of artifacts in over 40 different galleries.

The original building opened in 1914 and has seen two major expansions. The most recent expansion and renovation project, a modern addition called the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal has provided a major increase in display spaces.

The ROM is the largest museum of natural history and world culture in Canada. It ranks 5th largest among all museums in North America. This fascinating museum houses many fascinating and notable galleries (forty in all) including a huge collection of dinosaurs from around the world, a textile gallery showing goods from eras throughout history, collections of art from around the globe and of course Canadian as well as European history.

For further information about the Royal Ontario Museum including admission charges visit see their official site linked below.

Facts For Your Visit

Official Website: Royal Ontario Museum

Fee: From: $23.00 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Royal Ontario Museum Ticket

No trip to Toronto is complete without a visit to ROM, Canada’s largest museum. From dinosaurs to mummies, Chinese architecture to Indigenous objects, and meteorites to precious jewels. Explore a world-class collection of art objects and natural history specimens from around the world and across the ages. Upgrade to the Breaking the Frame Exhibit ticket. Explore prints that inspire new and unconventional approaches to photo history. Ticket includes General Admission plus Breaking the Frame exhibition. On display until January 16, 2022.Upgrade to the Great Whales Exhibit ticket. This ROM-original exhibition showcases ROM's blue whale alongside the critically endangered right whale and the deep diving sperm whale. Ticket includes General Admission plus Great Whales exhibition. On display until March 20, 2022.Upgrade to the Wildlife Photographer Exhibit ticket. Ticket includes General Admission plus Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. On display until April 24, 2022.

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Regular Hours:
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website.

  • 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

Category: Museums

Address: 100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6

Phone: +1 416-586-8000


Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 338 Reviews.

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5 Star Rating We had been to the ROM in the past, but it had been a while. Such an expansive array covered at this museum! The minerals exhibit in particular is really... Read More

Sarah M. Jul-27-2022

4 Star Rating I'm going to be honest. WE LOVED THIS MUSEUM!! You need a full day to really enjoy all it has to offer. It's so much to this museum. I could write this... Read More

Sylvia A. Sep-29-2022

5 Star Rating Very large and impressive museum. Their dinosaur collection is pretty amazing if you're into that. Definitely one of the better museums I've ever been to.... Read More

Joseph H. Sep-29-2022

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TTC Subway Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Bloor-Danforth St. George Station4 Minutes
Yonge-University-SpadinaMuseum4 Minutes

How to get to Royal Ontario Museum by TTC Subway

From St. George Station walk south on Bedford and go left (east on Bloor Street W to )the main entrance in the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal.

From Museum Station exits onto Queens Park right in front of the Royal Ontario Museum; walk north to Bloor Street and go left to the main entrance.

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