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Address: 100 Queen's Park Crescent | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada
Phone Number: 14165868000
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Fri 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is among the world’s leading museums of...

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is among the world’s leading museums of natural history and world cultures. In combining a universal museum of cultures with that of natural history, the ROM offers an unusual breadth of experience to our audiences from around the world. We realize more acutely now that nature and humanity are intertwined, and the ROM offers many examples in its collections and programs of these fundamental relationships.

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Ton's of things to see in a world class museum.

From mummies to dinosaurs to diamonds to totem-poles, this place has a bit of everything. For the best experience...skip it when you see school buses lined up outside. Your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Spencerport, NY

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Spencerport, NY
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From mummies to dinosaurs to diamonds to totem-poles, this place has a bit of everything. For the best experience...skip it when you see school buses lined up outside. Your nerves will thank me.

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was invited to a preview with canapés, drinks and speeches. It reminded me good speeches are short and interesting. The exhibition was spectacular. There was a separate section for early-teenage photographers. They were just as good. This is a very much worthwhile event at the ROM. Do not let the boring old architecture and frightening clash with the new... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Conveniently located close to the subway. A bit pricey but worth it. The dinosaur exhibits were impressive. The huge Totem Pole needs a lot of time to explore. I was amazed at its height, about three stories high.

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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the museum to see the Pompeii Exhibit. It did not disappoint. Excellent exhibit. The ROM had much more to offer. We hadn't been here in awhile. The displays and exhibits are amazing, particularly the Dinosaurs and Mammal sections. We did not have the excuse of " taking the children" - no need - there is... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The renovated ROM is an architectural treasure but a vacant museum Some of the exhibits are 50 years old. It lacks imagination and interaction.. Overpriced and under staffed The liine up to get in was 20 minutes. I took my extremely bright 5 yr old. He was bored Enuf said

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the biggest museum of its kind in Canada. So much under one high roof. It is a science museum, a cultural museum, a natural history museum, and a historical museum of Canada, all rolled into one. You could spend a week here, going slowly and carefully through the collections. We rushed around in four hours, and saw a... More 

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Arcadia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We first went to the museum with a tour group which focused on the First People and a whirlwind tour of some of the highlights. This taste prompted us to return the next day for a more in-depth look and it was well worth our time. I believe we pretty much covered all the galleries. The Gallery of Gems and... More 

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Niagara Falls
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

ROM is a place to experience with your family. We went to see the Pompeii exhibition and it was unbelievable! The exhibit was hands on for children, engrossing and educational for the adults. We spent three hours in this portion of the museum alone. We only managed to see two other sections and will need many follow up visits to... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing dinosaurs and a truly impressive building, full of surprises. Certainly worth visiting, particularly on a cold, dank day.

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Fairview, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow! The amount of artifacts and displays here are out of this world. We unfortunately did not plan accordingly. You definitely need the entire day to get thru everything!!

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