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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
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+1 416-586-8000
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10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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I haven't been to the museum in years, but there wasn't enough hours in the day to refresh my memory and see it all. From Ancient Greece to Canada's own history, ROM has an... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I haven't been to the museum in years, but there wasn't enough hours in the day to refresh my memory and see it all. From Ancient Greece to Canada's own history, ROM has an excellent collection of exhibits to interest anyone, young to old. What I especially loved this visit was their addition of people at various booths throughout the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here during our trip to Toronto, because I'd read about the recent architectural addition of The Crystal, and was intrigued to see it. We found this to be an excellent museum, and particularly enjoyed the contrast of the dinosaur skeletons against the ultra modern architectural structure. The blue whale exhibition was interesting. This museum is worth a visit.

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful building and easy to get to. Went here on a day out with the family. Lots of things to see and do. I love the dinosaurs best. Multi levels and you can see some exhibits​ from different angles.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on the last Saturday of March Break. Lines were out the door and it was CRAZY. We had pre purchased our tickets. Thank goodness. The exhibits are very good. We started on the highest level and worked out way down. We missed a gallery due to time. But we had a sensational time exploring what we did. Our... More 

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ontario
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been to better attractions but thats just my opinion.My wife and adult daughter thought it was awesome.I was disappointed that there was an extra charge for the new whale exhibit and also for a photo exhibit.The cost is high enough without charging extra to see more exhibits.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

All day.. Amazing artifacts and exhibits. Very busy since we were there on the March break. Would totally visit again. Took us 3 hours and we could have spent more time but we were on peiple overload when we left

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Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the ROM as a family outing today, and loved it. Our kids are 11 and 8, and they were able to get much more out of it. We noticed many families with young children under 5, and the kids were bored and getting into trouble a lot. We did not attend the Blue Whale exhibit, as it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We picked up a family membership this year for the ROM and have been absolutely thrilled with it so far. Over the march break we thought that it would be a little crowded (which it was) but surprisingly not so much that one could not enjoy themselves. We specifically stopped in to see the Whale exhibit and were so NOT... More 

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Komoka, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the kids for March break. 14 and 9. Lots to see and you could spend hours. After awhile the kids lose the thrill of seeing ancient exhibits. It would be good in small doses for kids. The venue holds and can handle large crowds

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The ROM is a very interesting and unique place -- a combination of natural history, anthropology and history museums, all under a single roof. There are departments featuring paleontology, ecology, zoology and mineralogy. Also, there are extensive sections of First Nations, Asian, Egyptian, Greek, Byzantine and Roman statues, costumes, textiles, furniture, pottery, coins, temples and other cultural artifacts. There are... More 

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