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 MuseumFee: From: $23.59 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations
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, and meteorites to precious jewels. Explore our world-class collection of art objects and natural history specimens from around the world and across the ages. Upgrade to the Mummies Exhibit ticket. Uncover the secrets of six mummified individuals from ancient Egypt in this compelling exhibition from the British Museum. Ticket includes General Admission plus Egyptian Mummies exhibition. On display until March 21, 2021.
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website, especially where Covid restrictions are in effect.
- 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
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6
Phone: +1 416-586-8000
Kanran G. Sep-12-2020
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Mike B. Nov-19-2020
I wish I could review different exhibits independently. Look, you know what you're getting into here. It's a museum. There are entire wings of things... Read More
Allison L. Jul-27-2021
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Accommodations near Royal Ontario Museum:
|TTC Subway Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Bloor-Danforth||St. George Station||4 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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