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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Sunday, September 21, 2014

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

Celebrate the wonders of astronomy by exploring the outer reaches of space! Learn the ins and outs of rocket science, understand what the possibilities of life are beyond Earth, and navigate the night sky in our mini-planetarium!

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

Calling all dinosaur hunters! Hear stories of incredible dinosaur finds, handle real fossils, learn casting techniques, and recreate your own prehistoric environment.

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

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.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 13:00 - 16:00
ROM Sleepovers: Experience the Museum in the dark!
Friday, April 17, 2015 | 17:00 - Saturday, April 18, 2015 | 10:00

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

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | 13:00 - 16:00
Friday, June 5, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the June 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, June 5, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the June 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, June 5, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the June 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, June 5, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00
Looking for something to do on the June 5th PD Day? Join our dynamic instructors in hands-on activities in our galleries and learning labs as we explore the Royal Ontario Museum.