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Royal Ontario Museum

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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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Wow! Fantastic Museum in Toronto!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I frequently visit the museum with my family and look at the newest exhibits with them. For example, the Pompeii exhibit was really well done and interesting. I learned a lot and the interactive portions weren't cheesy but fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the ROM to see two exhibitions, both of which I can recommend highly. One is the Pompeii exhibition, the other is the nature photography show. The Pompeii show is very informative, but I thought the nature photography was even better: many absolutely gorgeous images. Make sure you see both exhibitions. If you have time for other ROM holdings,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The museum is well organized and hourly volunteers organize guided tours for free and make available to visitors all their passion and knowledge about the life, the science and the history in the museum. Children and adults are going to have fun in almost all the sections. Unforgettable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is for sure on my list of places to visit every time I visit Toronto. I never tire of going there. A fabulous place for people of all ages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a few days in Toronto lately and decided to see the Pompeii exhibit at the ROM. It was not my first time there. Last year we visited and did the museum highlits live tour. It was great. This time it was wonderful. The guide, David, was a soft spoken, articulate and knowledgeable individual, who made the visit that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our main reason for visiting was for the Pompeii exhibit which, as usual, was well done. I really enjoyed how they provided a detailed insight into life in the city and not just the history of the city. Just a few of the sections were on the market, entertainment, sex, cooking, beauty and so on. We also visited the Mexican... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this museum a lot. Could have spent the entire day here. The exhibits were very nicely displayed. The layout of the building was a little confusing but we managed to find our way around. The best thing about this museum is the variety. There is truly something for everyone. My personal favourite is natural history and there was... More 

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