Kids Events

EXPLORE. WONDER. GROW.

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.

ROM Children's & Family programs aim to be accessible to all participants, regardless of their learning styles or abilities and we offer upon request a variety of communication supports and accessible formats.  To discuss your specific learning needs or to requests accommodations, please call us at 416.586.5797, or email programs@rom.on.ca with at least three weeks advance notice. Our staff will work with you to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience.
 

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

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Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

The ROM is one of the most diverse museums in the world, with researchers studying everything from archaeology to zoology. Sample the best the ROM has to offer through the use of hands-on labs and insider info on palaeontology, mineralogy, anthropology and more.

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Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Get ready to focus and shoot as you capture the ROM on camera. Learn about the compositional aspects of photography like angles, framing and point of view. Shoot and edit your digital images, and print using digital darkroom methods.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Join us on a romp around the ROM as we explore the fun and fantastic galleries the ROM has to offer. Dig for dinos, explore Ancient Egypt, and mingle in the Ming Tomb.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Break the boundaries of culture and science! Science, art, and history fuse, as you experiment with chemical reactions to create fine works of art, investigate the mysterious relationship between astronomy and pyramid design, or use the study of mineralogy to create detailed paintings.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Get ready to spend your days working with clay! Let the ROM’s galleries provide the inspiration for some incredible clay creations. Your talented instructor will guide you in creating masterpieces.

Armed only your wits, dice and imagination- prepare for Dungeons & Dragons!
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Learn about legends, monsters, scrolls, and weapons from the actual cultures and artifacts upon which Dungeons & Dragons-style games are based. Use your imagination to bring it all to life while playing an on-going campaign in the ROM-inspired world of Elaran.

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!

Meet Toronto based artist, Liz Butler, of Tumblr's 'Liz Butler Draws the ROM'!
Saturday, November 1, 2014 | 11:00 - 15:00

Today we’ll learn about Canada’s rich artistic past and present!

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 13 2014 except Sat Nov 08 2014.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 13:00 - 15:00
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 13:00 - 15:00

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Please call the Programs Department at 416.586.5797 to be placed on the waiting list.

Theme: All Around the ROM