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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Thursday, January 29, 2015

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

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 | 13:00 - 16:00
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 13:00 - 16:00

Explore all corners of the Museum to unlock life's greatest mysteries!

Repeats every day 5 times .
Monday, March 16, 2015 | 16:00 - 18:00
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 16:00 - 18:00

Extended Care, consisting of relaxed, supervised activities, will be available for a limited number of children enrolled in afternoon or full-day options. It will be offered on a first-come, fist-serve basis.

People in hard hats gather around to examine a small core sample from a tree, with a forest in the background
Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, April 5th to learn about Forests Ontario, an organization dedicated to the renewal and stewardship of Ontario's forests.

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 26 2015 .
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 | 09:30 - 11:30
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 09:30 - 11:30

Advance Registration Window:
ROM RPC/YPC Members: January 26 & 27
ROM Member: January 28 & 29
Public: January 30

Theme: Museum ABCs

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 26 2015 .
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00

Advance Registration Window:
ROM RPC/YPC Members: January 26 & 27
ROM Member: January 28 & 29
Public: January 30

Theme: Museum ABCs

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 27 2015 .
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | 09:30 - 11:30
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 09:30 - 11:30

Advance Registration Window:
ROM RPC/YPC Members: January 26 & 27
ROM Member: January 28 & 29
Public: January 30

Theme: Museum ABCs

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 27 2015 .
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00

Advance Registration Window:
ROM RPC/YPC Members: January 26 & 27
ROM Member: January 28 & 29
Public: January 30

Theme: Museum ABCs

Pendent, Dragon form (Jade), Zhou Dynasty, China, 5th century BC
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 23 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 23 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.