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!

Perfect for the curious and creative child, Saturday 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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Friday, August 28, 2015

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Sep 25 2015 .
Friday, August 14, 2015 | 16:30 - 20:30
Friday, September 25, 2015 | 16:30 - 20:30

Did you know the ROM offers discounted general admission on Fridays after 4:30 pm? Make an evening of it, and join us for ROM Summer Fridays until September 25, 2015.  

A woman engages visitors at a table covered in specimens, including turtle shells, owl wings and a polar bear paw.
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 19 2015 except Sat Jul 18 2015, Sat Sep 19 2015. Also includes Wed Jul 01 2015, Thu Jul 02 2015, Wed Jul 08 2015, Thu Jul 09 2015, Wed Jul 15 2015, Thu Jul 16 2015, Wed Jul 22 2015, Thu Jul 23 2015, Wed Jul 29 2015, Thu Jul 30 2015, Wed Aug 05 2015, Thu Aug 06 2015, Wed Aug 12 2015, Thu Aug 13 2015, Wed Aug 19 2015, Thu Aug 20 2015, Wed Aug 26 2015, Thu Aug 27 2015, Wed Sep 02 2015, Thu Sep 03 2015.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come touch some amazing specimens, chat with staff and volunteers, and learn something new about biodiversity!

A collection of plush animals resting beneath the dome of the museum's rotunda.
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 20 2015 except Sun Jan 25 2015, Sun Feb 01 2015, Sun Mar 01 2015, Sun Apr 05 2015, Sun May 03 2015, Sun Jun 07 2015, Sun Jul 05 2015, Sun Aug 02 2015, Sun Sep 06 2015, Sun Oct 04 2015, Sun Nov 01 2015, Sun Dec 06 2015.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday, December 20, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and explore the Museum with our plushy friends!

A myriad fishes inhabit the live coral reef acquarium.
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 20 2015 except Sun May 17 2015, Sun Jun 14 2015.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00
Sunday, December 20, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

Meet the person who keeps our coral reef aquarium thriving!

Numerous bodies of endangered bird species, laid out in a roughly circular arrangement.
Sunday, September 6, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come hear from the Fatal Light Awareness Program about how everyone can work to protect migratory birds in urban environments!

ROM Big Weekends
Saturday, September 19, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

The fun's on every month with special weeknds jam-packed with programs and themed activities. Come on your own, or bring the family!

ROM Big Weekend
Saturday, September 19, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

What do atoms, fossils, and meteorites all have in common? Science, of course!

ROM Big Weekend
Saturday, October 17, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Have you ever wondered what we could learn about history just from an ancient artifact? Or from an entire excavation site?