Kids Events

Explore, wonder, grow!

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

Summer Club 2015: Coming soon! Ages 5-16.

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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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Visitors taking a closer look at the live coral reef aquarium.
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 20 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!

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!

Saturday, February 28, 2015 | 13:00 - 16:00
Children making imprints of leaves in clay.
Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, March 1st to learn about Evergreen, an organization who's mission is to inspire action to green cities.

Repeats every day 5 times .
Monday, March 16, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

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

Repeats every day 5 times .
Monday, March 16, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00

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 D&D world of Elaran.

Repeats every day 5 times .
Monday, March 16, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00

Interested in a career in museums, science, or culture? Join us for a one week intensive introduction to the ROM and the work that goes on here.

Repeats every day 5 times .
Monday, March 16, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

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

Repeats every day 5 times .
Monday, March 16, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Join us as we uncover evidence of aliens in the world around us. Unravel myths of the origins of human culture, look way up for signs of life in space, then see the effects of alien plants and animals on fragile eco-systems, and identify the most successful alien species of all...people!

Repeats every day 5 times .
Monday, March 16, 2015 | 13:00 - 16:00
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 13:00 - 16:00

Are you ready a week full of ooey, gooey, icky, sticky, slimy, smelly and awe-inspiring adventures?  Try your hand at creepy crafts, revolting recipes and squishy science experiments.