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 to The Forbidden Cityusing ROM Family Trails, going on a treasure hunt for cool artifacts and touchable objects. Or head up to the Hands-on Galleries to explore ROM collections with gallery fascillitators, 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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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the December 5th PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the December 5th PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the December 5th PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the December 5th PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.
Friday, December 5, 2014 | 16:00 - 18:00
Extended Care, consisting of relaxed, supervised activities, will be available for a limited number of children registered for the December 5th ROM Kids' PD Day.
Ancient Greece, Canadian Art, Dinosaurs, and Wildlife Photography - each week ROM experts take one theme and run with it! Included with Museum admission.
Saturday, December 6, 2014 | 11:00 - 15:00

Included with Museum Admission. Activities 11 am - 3 pm

ROM Sleepovers: Experience the Museum in the dark!
Friday, December 12, 2014 | 17:00 - Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 10:00

Experience the ultimate backstage museum pass at the ROM. Start the night off right with a special movie screening. Bring ancient empires back to life as you enjoy exclusive, after-hours access to the Galleries of Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Nubia and Egypt.

Rug, 17th century, Iran, cotton & wool, T03.47.11, Gift of Mrs. Herta Vodstrcil in memory of Andrew Vodstrcil
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 11:00 - 17:00

ROM Members Only.

For one weekend only, Saturday December 13 & Sunday December 14, 2014, ROM Members can enjoy a weekend of exploring the continuum of textile art at the Textile Museum of Canada.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Why are zebras striped, snakes smooth, and male lions maned? There's so much to learn from and discover about the wonders of wildlife! Be inspired by the incredible selection of animals we have on display and get up close with rarely seen specimens from our zoology collections.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Join us in an imaginary world where anything can happen! As a brave knight, a bold explorer or a clever trickster from the animal kingdom, you’ll step into the pages of much loved tales from around the world.