ROM for the Holidays

ROM Goes Wild for the Holidays! December 26 - January 4

ROM Goes Wild For the Holidays
December 26, 2014 to January 4, 2015

We've got holiday fun all wrapped up for families in big, action-packed days. Explore the exotic with a ROM-wide celebration of wildlife! Live animals, wild trails, activities, crafts, bizarre plants, mascots and more! Most activities run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, and are all included with Museum admission.

Special Holiday Value

Friday, December 26, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015

Visit during the day for an activity-filled day, included with Museum admission

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From Friday, December 26, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015:

The Museum offers extended evening hours most days during the holiday season. The ROM is open until 8:30 pm from December 27, 2014 to January 3, 2015.* Visit in the evenings, from 4:30 pm to closing, for savings on general admission, or on general admission plus our special exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

*The ROM closes at 5:30 pm on December 26, December 31, 2014 and January 4, 2015.

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A Toronto tradition during the winter break, ROM for the Holidays has long been one of the city's best-loved holiday activities for kids. Family fun in winter doesn't get better than this!

ROM Goes Wild!

How much fun can you fit into a day? Spend a day at the ROM during the holiday period and experience a Museum-wide celebration of wildlife. From our natural history galleries to our world cultures collections, discover the wonders of wildlife from around the world!

Most family activities run from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily, Friday, December 26 to Sunday, January 4, and all are included with Museum admission.

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Special "Must See" Exhibition

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Here for a limited time, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is an internationally-renowned annual photography competition featuring 100 breathtaking photos. You'll come away with a new appreciation of the beauty and power of our natural world. Please note: a surcharge applies to this exhibition. 

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Visit During Extended Evening Hours

Explore over 30 permanent galleries at a discounted rate, or visit our special exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year (surcharged) during our holiday extended evening hours. The ROM is open until 8:30 pm from December 27 to January 3.* 

Discounted general admission for adults is $10 (regular $16), or seniors and students $9 (regular $14.50), and for children 4 to 14 it's $7 (regular $13).

Discounted admission is valid after 4:30 pm on extended evening dates.

*The ROM closes at 5:30 pm on December 26, December 31, 2014 and January 4, 2015.

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Holiday Shopping / Dining

Do your holiday gift shopping at the ROM!

  • The ROM Boutique offers an outstanding collection of one-of-a-kind gifts and a signature line of Museum-branded merchandise. Store hours
  • The ROMkids Boutique, located just outside the Bat Cave on Level 2 is full of fun, interactive gifts for children, including natural history toys, games and books.
  • Visit the dedicated shop at the end of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

Druxy's ROM Café offers healthy and affordable family-friendly menu items, and is located on Level 1B of the Philosophers' Walk wing.

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