Kids Events

Explore, wonder, grow!

Family programs and activities connect with visitors of all ages, and provide lasting Museum experiences for young, curious minds.  

Every visit to the ROM is filled with fun for the young (and young at heart).  Childen will enjoy thier visit in the Hands-on Galleries exploring ROM collections with gallery facilitators, interactive displays, touchable specimens and more! Plus, discover the Top 10 ROM Family Favourite (PDF).

Perfect for the curious and creative child, Saturday Morning Club offers fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's fascinating galleries and learning labs. If you are planning a family visit, find tons of fun and inspiring drop-in programs at ROMkids weekends or bunk down for the night at our popular ROM Sleepovers.

The Explorers' Club is the ultimate experience for young Museum Members. Children receive their own passport, mailings and can attend special events.

ROMkids is aimed at children and youth 16 and under. For offerings geared to families see family events.

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Visitors taking a closer look at the live coral reef aquarium.
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Jan 04 2015 except Sun Nov 16 2014.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 | 11:00 - 13:00
Sunday, January 4, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

Meet the person who keeps our coral reef aquarium thriving!

Numerous red and black grasshopper nymphs congregate on a large, green leaf.
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and see stunning photos taken by ROM staff during their globe-trotting adventures!

Animal Eyes: all kinds of colours, shapes & sizes. By Pedro Bernardo
Repeats every day until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Saturday, November 22, 2014 | 11:00 - 15:00
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 11:00 - 15:00

Included with Museum admission.
Activities 11 am - 3 pm, Saturday and Sunday unless otherwise noted.

Ancient Greece, Canadian Art, Dinosaurs, and Wildlife Photography - each week ROM experts take one theme and run with it! Included with Museum admission.
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 11:00 - 15:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 11:00 - 15:00

Introducing Discovery Corners - themed days of intimate, pop up activations staged within various galleries, designed to educate, entertain and enhance the family experience at the Museum!

Mummy Board (painted wood), 3rd Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, Egypt, 1069 - 945 BC
Saturday, November 29, 2014 | 11:00 - 15:00

Learn about Ancient Egypt and their rich story telling past! Today also features the only public showing of the Canadian Opera Company's 'The Scorpions' Sting: An Egyptian Myth'.

Photo collage of eyes of a variety of different animals.
Saturday, November 29, 2014 | 13:00 - 16:00

Why are zebras striped, snakes smooth, and male lions maned? There's so much to learn from and discover about the wonders of wildlife!

A blue stained thorny skate- a deep water fish.
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 16:00
Aquatic Explorations
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 16:00

Festival of Lights

Passenger pigeons now on display.
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 16:00
Up With The Birds
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 16:00
Treasure Day