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Royal Ontario Museum

Address: 100 Queen's Park Crescent | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
Phone Number: 416-586-8000
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Ranked #9 of 269 Attractions in Toronto
Type: History Museums, Natural History Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Dining
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is among the world’s leading museums...
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Type: History Museums, Natural History Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Dining
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Fri 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: 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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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

If the exhibits do not impress you, the layout and the architecture of the building will give you a great sense of awe. The arrangements of the exhibits are meticulously planned. There are just so much to learn in this wonderful space.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

That's a perfect place for adults and kids. They have a collection about everything : dinosaurs, Rome, Byzance, Egypt, China, Japan, Stuffed exotics animal for studying, furniture, tea artefacts etc. It's so big you need to be there almost 4 hours if you want to see everything. It would be far more than 4 hours if you read everything. The... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) may not be the best museum in the world, but it is a reasonable comparison with The British Museum, Le Louvre and The Hermitage. There are premium museums and the ROM in that club, just near the bottom-middle. Like most of the world's great museums you get tired, hot and sweaty after a couple hours... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The amount of exhibits is truely amazing and everybody is able to find something that suits his/her taste. The ROM shows everything from dinosaur skeletons over ancients objects from all part of the world to a room full of an amazing gemstone collection and much, much more! If you are a student, the entrance is free for you on tuesdays!

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Brescia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

So Everywhere I go I tend to visit Museums, and I did the same when I went to Toronto and I was not disappointed. This amazing museum is so diverse that it will keep you hooked through out your visit. Dinosaurs, Animals, Ancient History that relates to every culture. They also have these awesome areas for kids where they can... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We spent a few hours here to get out of the bitter cold in January. Our friend's 6 year old son had a great time looking at all the dinosaur bones and trying to pronounce their names. This place is huge and full of interesting exhibits. I can't remember what we paid but it wasn't very expensive. Definitely worth a... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The breadth of the exhibits and pieces that are contained in the ROM is incredibly impressive. I do enjoy museums and had a good time here. My only complaint is that everything just seemed fragmented, and there wasn't too much of a cohesive narrative through the exhibits to help you learn. I'm not sure that makes much sense but if... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

To see this museum properly you will need 2 or 3 days- not the half day or so recommended in Travel sites. I spent 6 hours wandering around this beautifully laid out museum and didn't see all of exhibits properly.There is floor plans supplied which helps a lot- but with 3 floors to view, to see all of exhibits properly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The museum is VERY big, with A TON to see, with some of the most fascinating things inside it. The museum is laid out very well, with one exhibit following another. Spend the day there, you'll have a great day! The cost is quite reasonable, and is good for kids, teens and adults.

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Ennis, Clare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great day super layout and design Give yourself a good day here lots to see and do.. Recommend for kids 7+... And very reasonable cost! Will def be returning without 3 year old:)

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