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, September 4, 2015

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00

Prepare yourself for a voyage of mythic proportions through ancient times and places.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00

Leaping lemurs! From scaly snakes to bustling beetles to fuzzy fruit bats to the many amazing creatures of the the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit- the ROM is just full of all kinds of fascinating critters.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00

From the origins of life, to the first flight of dinosaurs, to the rise of humans, palaeontology covers a vast amount of awe-inspiring science and history.  Explore our world class collection of fossils spanning hundreds of millions of years, learn about the ROM's cutting edge research o

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00

Search the Museum from top to bottom to discover extraordinary objects from ancient civilizations, zany creatures from the natural world and some of the earth’s rarest treasures.  Meet a mossy frog, peer at amazing fossils and create wacky art projects.  You’ll amaze your fa

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 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 D&D world of Elaran.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00

Spend your days in the Middle Ages! Develop the skills of the Mediaeval armourer, learn the secrets of the manuscript maker and experience what life was like for a knight-in-training.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 09:00 - 12:00

Across cultures and throughout history, the natural world has been a source of endless artistic inspiration. Visit the ROM’s Asian, Egyptian, European, Wildlife Photographer of the Year and First Peoples galleries to discover how nature features in the art of these very different cultures.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 13:00 - 16:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 13:00 - 16:00

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

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 05 2016 except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 13:00 - 16:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 13:00 - 16:00

Delve into the world of high-tech laboratories and fascinating field research. Visit working labs, conduct your own scientific studies, and head outdoors on collecting expeditions.

Repeats every week every Saturday 8 times except Sat Feb 13 2016.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 13:00 - 16:00
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 13:00 - 16:00

Prepare to be star struck as you master the basics of space exploration. Discover the magic of the northern lights, create a cosmic comet, and plan your own space mission to Mars!