Kids Events

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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.

Be among the first to learn about ROMkids programs and events! Follow us on twitter @ROMkids .

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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

Every object has a story. Now’s your chance to tell it! Stretch your imagination as you explore ROM galleries and tell the story of your museum.  Use storytelling, art and drama as you interact with the Museum's amazing collections and build your own adventures around them.

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

Travel through the Museum’s diverse animal galleries, explore your own backyard, and peer at nature’s oddest critters.  You’ll gain a fresh perspective on the patterns and textures in nature and plenty of inspiration for your own artistic creations.

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

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 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Dig into the natural world and ancient history and discover what buried treasures lie below us!

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

Build your portfolio as you find inspiration from the ROM’s diverse galleries. Learn the fundamentals of art techniques from drawing to printmaking and get comfortable with various media including pencil, pastel, and paint.

ROM Sleepovers: Experience the Museum in the dark!
Friday, January 16, 2015 | 17:00 - Saturday, January 17, 2015 | 10:00

Experience the ultimate backstage museum pass at the ROM. Start the night off right with a special movie screening.

Friday, January 23, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the January 23rd PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.
Friday, January 23, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the January 23rd PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.
Friday, January 23, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the January 23rd PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.
Friday, January 23, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the January 23rd PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.