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Royal Ontario Museum

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Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Address: 100 Queen's Park Crescent | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada
Phone Number: 416-586-8000
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Fri 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Dining, Group tours/walking tour
Description: 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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A fantastic museum

This museum is really good and deserves at least 3 hours of your time. Their Rome and Greece sections were great as was Egypt. There is also an interesting Japan and China... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This museum is really good and deserves at least 3 hours of your time. Their Rome and Greece sections were great as was Egypt. There is also an interesting Japan and China section as well. Something I really liked about the ROM was their videos next to most of the exhibits. They are really in depth - I particularly enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The last day of our week in Toronto and we almost didn't go. How glad we were that we didn't miss this treat. We've seen a lot of museums but this place really shows how it should be done. Fascinating exhibits, many of which were open to view, rather than encased in glass cabinets - just a low glass barrier... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Disliked that we missed the guide. A lot to try and see with no direction Liked - a lot of diversity - much to see. Lots of places to sit, rest and reflect Lovely, friendly staff

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I take my grandson here once a month. He's now almost four, and we've been going to the ROM since he was 2 and a half. He finds something new to explore and learn about with every visit, and I always enjoy my time there too. He's become fascinated with dinosaurs, and is hungry to learn more and more about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Didn't go inside the museum, but the exterior architectural design is amazing. Worth going to just to see the beautiful way that the architect joined an old building with a new and very modern structure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My friend and I stopped here on a visit to Toronto a few years ago. It was a great place and had some special exhibits going on that were extremely well put together. Absolutely outstanding place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great for taking family to visit the ROM. Its a real treat to have a great museum in our city. Exhibits are absolutely gorgeous. We had a lot of fun. Be on look out for deals on tickets as it makes the visit much sweeter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We visited ROM as a family of 2. The museum is big enough to explore for hours. In fact, we only be able to explore 1/3 of it. The collections are interesting, specially dinosaur fossils, children activity and bat cave. Our kids surprisingly really enjoyed the visit. The only problem was finding the parking lot, which for us a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Wandering through the halls of the ROM is like being transported back in history. Started by exploring Canada past; stood in awe of the relics that had been recovered in my own City, in fact in my own neighborhood. We then wandered over to see the exquisite artifact from China, Korea and Japan! Seeing fashion from medieval time to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great for both kids and adults. Much more besides just dinosaur bones. Architecture is a Toronto landmark. Good location near other sides such as Bloor Street and University of Toronto

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