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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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Part of our City Pass, well worth the visit

We purchased the City Pass booklet, it is well worth the investment. We were able to get in without waiting for the ticket lines, we had a great time there is a lot to see and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Sudbury, Canada

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We purchased the City Pass booklet, it is well worth the investment. We were able to get in without waiting for the ticket lines, we had a great time there is a lot to see and a nice store.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ROM has wonderful special exhibits like the Wildlife Photography one. Fabulous back lit photos that include some from young people too. Just remember to ask directions as the building is confusing to get around. There are lots of people to ask like Security people who are happy to direct you. Use the map provided at the front desk to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dinosaurs are a must to see! There are lots of other items which were collected by wealthy folks time ago and then donated to the museum, so it is a mix of fascinating genuine artifacts and collectors "treasures". Bring a lot of time - or come again!

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Spencerport, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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 1 week 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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