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

Skip the Line Royal Ontario Museum Ticket

No trip to Toronto is complete without a visit to the Royal Ontario Museum, Canada’s largest museum of art, culture, and nature. From dinosaurs to mummies. Chinese architecture to Indigenous objects. Meteorites to precious jewels, explore our world-class collection of art objects and natural history specimens from around the world and across the ages. Choose between General Admission ticket or General Admission plus Treasures exhibition ticket or General Admission plus Dutch Paintings exhibition ticket or General Admission plus It's Alive exhibition ticket options when you book.


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Regular Hours:

  • 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
Canada

Phone: +1 416-586-8000

Reviews

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4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
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5 Star Rating Complimentary 3rd Mondays, starting at 5 pm. Staff is not reliable on the info regarding the schedule & venue of performances/ events; I asked 2. Read More

Vidya D. Sep-16-2019

3 Star Rating Do you enjoy the layout of garage sales? Random stuff clustered together with some sort of like characteristic? Like grandma's Barbie doll collection plus... Read More

Jessi T. Nov-04-2019

3 Star Rating The museum layout is very strange and half the time I was trying to figure out where I should be going next. The exhibition materials themselves were... Read More

M H. Nov-02-2019

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Directions

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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