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:

Some attractions may have reduced hours or be closed due to COVID-19. Please verify opening hours with the attraction before visiting.

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Regular Hours:

  • 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

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 318 Reviews.

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5 Star Rating 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

Emily R. Mar-15-2020

4 Star Rating Stunning museum that could rival other cities history museums around the world. I tend to be a history buff when traveling, so hitting history museums is a... Read More

Ryan A. Jun-09-2020

4 Star Rating 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

Quinton F. Mar-01-2020

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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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