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Royal Ontario Museum

100 Queen's Pk | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada
+1 416-586-8000
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Opened in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) showcases art, culture, and nature from around the globe and across the ages. One of North America's most renowned cultural institutions, Canada's largest museum is home to a world-class collection of more than six million objects and specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces. As the country’s preeminent field research institute and an international leader in new and original findings in biodiversity, palaeontology, earth sciences, the visual arts, material culture and archaeology, the ROM plays a vital role in advancing our global understanding of the artistic, cultural and natural world. The Renaissance ROM expansion project (2007) merged the iconic architectural heritage of the original building with the Studio Daniel Libeskind-designed Michael Lee-Chin Crystal. A distinctive new symbol of Toronto for the 21st century, the Crystal marked the beginning of a new era for the ROM as the country's premier cultural and social destination.
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  • Average8%
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100 Queen's Pk | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada
+1 416-586-8000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came specifically to see the whale exhibit and I'm super glad we did! It is a huge museum with lots to see but we focused on the whales and the Egyptian stuff. I would definitely come back and explore again.

Thank natj621
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I accept that as an American I might be spoiled by our museums, especially the various Smithsonian institutions and museums in Washington, D.C., but I found the Royal Ontario Museum to be a great disappointment. I felt it perhaps had too many exhibits, and because...More

Thank Jos_H_USA
Reviewed yesterday

Great museum - wish I had more time to spend there! Definitely go visit the Egypt exhibit and styles of Europe.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed yesterday

The Museum offers displays that would be of interest to all different walks of life. The dinosaur area alone was worth the trip

Thank Mona B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ROM has extraordinary natural history, and cultural art and history collections displayed in a historic building with terrific temporary exhibitions. Whether taking the kids to see the dinosaurs or exploring incredibly broad and deep collections of indigenous civilizations and world history, there's always something...More

Thank Evan G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum has exhibitions that go from dinosaurs and beautiful minerals to indigenous artefacts to classical european paitings. It has things for everyone. My family and I took a guided tour (for FREE!) that was meant to go through the highlights only for about 45...More

Thank receppas1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a wonderful museum. My 13 year old loved all of it especially the Egypt exhibit. My 6 year old was super excited to see the dinosaurs. It wasn't overcrowded and we had reasonable parking. There is also a cafe with decent priced food.

Thank trobb2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were museum members before the expansion. We stopped going for a few years after we lost the members lounge and the restaurant. We have resumed our vists and really enjoy the friday music nights. The gallery's are much improved as well...More

Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The architecture on the building is amazing. The art is wonderful but we kept looking at the amazing structure that joining the original structures into an amazing space.

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to see the Blue Whale attraction. It was excellent. The entire Museum is fantastic and a real must visit..Staff excellent, Fantastic venue with tons of stuff to see. The hours will simply pass by with ease...Love it.

Thank psvi
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its
most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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Kelly E
13 July 2017|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
In and out privileges are allowed on the same day.
20 May 2017|
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Response from ROMtoronto | Property representative |
Dear Heather, An average visit to the ROM is approximately 3-4 hours. Sincerely, Melissa
20 December 2016|
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Response from 491dean | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the dinosaur exhibit and most of the museum is part of the General Admission. Go for the Chihuly exhibit as mentioned by one above. So, so worth it!