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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: 416-586-8000
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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

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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The Native Canadian Totem poles were magnificent! I also liked the Pompeii exhibit and don't miss the mosaic ceiling!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Baltimore, Maryland

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Baltimore, Maryland
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

The Native Canadian Totem poles were magnificent! I also liked the Pompeii exhibit and don't miss the mosaic ceiling!

Thank BaltimoreBetty11
Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

Nice,Well Organized Museum with huge collection.Very Educational and informative .Good to spent time with family.situated in convinient location . I parked our Van in Kipling and use Subway

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

So many exhibits and there is something interesting for all. Prehistoric history, cultural history of many peoples. Interesting nature exhibits. I could have spent whole day here. Another great remodel of an old building.

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Tempe, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Incredibly organized, engaging and informative. We needed at least 4 hours, but we could have spent all day here.

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Went to the ROM specifically for the Pompeii exhibit, all I can say is WOW!! The exhibit was well displayed with alot of great info on the events of Pompeii, culture and everyday life. The end of the exhibit was somber with casts of people found in the ruins...this really made the exjibit feel real, there was a sense of... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

On a recent very hot afternoon with some free time, we escaped the heat and explored this museum for a few hours. We were rewarded with an informative and interesting visit to Pompeii and some interesting art and artifacts from Canada and around the world. Even though busy with families and tourists, the museum did not feel crowded.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Relatively expensive and extra for the Pompeii Perhaps since I have been to Pompeii, I found it underwhelming. Very hard to navigate and find the attractions you want to see. I came in around 11:30 and asked the info desk where to start - they said Pompeii. I wish they would have said the noon orientation tour which I discovered... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

amazing place ever i loved it so much overall something wow , i went for many different musme non like this

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

Neat museum with plenty to see and do. There is a really nice exhibit on China and the Arms and Armament was very spectacular. I would say avoid the ridiculously over priced gift shop which seems to be 2 or 3 times higher priced than the average tourist attractions.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

If you went to several museums in Europe, you have seen it all here. We wanted to know more about Canada, not Europe. The only thing you won't see in Europe is the T-rex bones they have here. That's the only thing you can't see in Europe, yet. It's great for North American tourists which havent been to Europe before,... More 

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