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, May 3, 2015

The impressive Deinonychus antirrhopus!
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Calling all dinosaur hunters! Hear stories of incredible dinosaur finds, handle real fossils, learn casting techniques, and recreate your own prehistoric environment.

Armed only your wits, dice and imagination- prepare for Dungeons & Dragons!
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

SOLD OUT
Please call the Programs Department at 416.586.5797 ext 1 to be placed on the waiting list.

Pendent, Dragon form (Jade), Zhou Dynasty, China, 5th century BC
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Prepare for an adventure of mythical proportions. From fire breathing dragons and fickle fairies, to heroic adventurers and sneaky tricksters, you’ll discover the ancient origins of your favourite myths, monsters, and more.

Bee displayed in the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

We all have a part to play in the care of our planet. Using the ROM’s galleries, learn how life is diverse, interrelated, and in crisis. Travel through ecosystems and study the interconnections of species and habitats.

Mounted Burial Figures (moulded earthenware, hand-made components), Western Han Dynasty, China, 206 - 100 BC
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Biodiversity and ancient cultures collide as we explore how people have expressed the world around them in ceramics throughout history.

Young girl trying on medieval armour.
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Spend your spring days caught in a time warp. Climb into your time machine and discover a few billion years of history right under your nose!  Colourful collages and dazzling drawings will help you to capture each day’s voyage.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Celebrate the wonders of astronomy by exploring the outer reaches of space!

A Red Knot with an orange ID band on its leg is seen on a stony shore
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Aug 29 2015 except Sat Jan 24 2015, Sat Mar 14 2015, Sat Mar 21 2015, Sat Apr 25 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and learn more about the diversity of living things which make incredible journeys each year in search of food, shelter, mates and nesting grounds!

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00

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

Theme: Museum ABCs

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.
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!