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

Fee: From: $20.00 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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. Explore stunning galleries of dinosaurs, Canada’s First Peoples, ancient Egypt, minerals and gems, and more. With world-class shopping and dining and breathtaking architecture, the ROM is your gateway to the world. Choose between General Admission ticket or General Admission plus Spiders exhibit or General Admission plus Fashion exhibit ticket options when you book.


Currently Closed

Hours This Week:
  • Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • 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

Address: 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6, Canada

Phone: (416) 586-8000

Official Website: Royal Ontario Museum

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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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Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5Royal Ontario Museum Star Rating

5 Star Rating The Royal Ontario Museum is a great day trip for all ages. Recently I went with the family to see the Spider and newly found dinosaur exhibit. They also had a gallery of photo's that were 2018 best photography contest winners. The rest of the museum is all the same. It's nice going when they release new gallery's and/or exhibits.

Travis French - 3 days ago

5 Star Rating I've gone to the ROM quite a few times now and I've always had a great experience. There's really something for everyone in this museum, great for kids, families, and adults alike. Any special exhibit I've been to has been interesting and well thought out, but you can always have a great time with just general admission. There are short (free) tours running almost every hour that I recommend if you're not sure where to start. Definitely a great day activity and I love to take friends and family.

Jacqueline Bolton - 9 days ago

4 Star Rating Beautiful museum. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition was very well out together. It's always interesting to read of the pieces contained there. The museum is not open very late in my opinion and I would suggest getting there closer to opening so you can take your time and try to get it all in.

Alex M - 22 days ago

5 Star Rating My girlfriend and I really enjoyed our visit to the museum. The special exhibit on spiders was very interesting and interesting. The Earth's treasures section was a close second. We spent four and a half hours here and still didn't manage to see everything. This is also a great museum for kids as there are a number of interactive exhibits. The day we visited it was open until 7pm which was nice.

Scott Shaw - 1 month ago

5 Star Rating Great museum, with a nice collection. Excellent place to spend a day of learning. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. The gift shop has very cool gifts. Check their website to know if they are hosting temporary expositions, because they can be very entertaining too. If the weather is not perfect, a visit to the museum is a great way to save the day!

Roberto Saraiva - 1 month ago

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