Kids Events

EXPLORE. WONDER. GROW.

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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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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

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 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 | 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Biodiversity and ancient cultures collide as we explore how people have expressed the world around them in ceramics throughout history.

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

Spend your spring days caught in a time warp. Climb into your time machine and discover a few billion years of history right under your nose!  Colourful collages and dazzling drawings will help you to capture each day’s voyage.