Walks, Travel and Bus Events

From places near to far – travel with the ROM.

ROMtravel

World cultures and natural history tours to thoroughly researched destinations throughout the world, accompanied by expert resource people. Let our experts be your guides.

ROMbus

Day trips on a museum theme to places in Toronto and surrounding areas.

ROMwalks

Free walking tours of Toronto. Enjoy guided walkng tours of the city's architectural and historic neighbourhoods. For additional information on these free walks call 416.586.8097 or download a copy of the ROMwalks brochure (PDF).

Also available are Private Group Walks that are perfect for clubs, community groups, or out-of-town visitors. These group walks are arranged specifically for you and can be scheduled for any day and time. For your group walk you can choose from the full selection of  ROMwalks. The cost is $10 per person with a minimum of 10 people. Call 416.586.8097 for more information about arranging a private group walk.

All walking tours are organized by the ROM's Department of Museum Volunteers.

Trinity College Chapel, Angel figures, 1887, McCausland.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | 13:00 - 14:30

NOW FULL

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting list.

Join us as we view some of the artistic treasures of Trinity College, University of Toronto.

 

Campbell House, Toronto
Thursday, March 19, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00

Join us as we explore the history of our city. Relive Victorian times in Toronto's Down Town Abbeys in Campbell House, the last remaining brick house of "olde Yorke". Enter Osgoode Hall's medieval "Inns of Court" through whimsical

Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Ontario.  Photo courtesy of the Aga Khan Museum.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00
SOLD OUT
Please call the Programs Department at 416.586.5797 to be placed on the waiting list.
 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 (All day) - Friday, May 1, 2015 (All day)

Samarkand, Tashkent, Bukhara and Khiva:  cities in today’s Uzbekistan where we can still see the legacy of the romantic and sophisticated Silk Road.

 

Doug Purdon, Artist
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00

Join us for an illustrated lecture by Doug Purdon, Toronto artist and lecturer. He presents regular workshops on art subjects at the University of Toronto. In the past 20 years, the art world has changed.

Sarah Hall Art Glass Treasures of Toronto
Saturday, June 20, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00

Tour stained glass tombs and art glass treasures of Toronto with internationally recognized glass artist Sarah Hall, RCA.  See various techniques first hand and learn about the artists and artistry of Toronto’s stained glass heritage.

Sunday, August 9, 2015 (All day) - Thursday, August 20, 2015 (All day)

What better antidote for Toronto’s summer heat than a trip to Canada’s Arctic to see icebergs, fjords, polar bears and whales. Join us for ROMtravel’s northern cruise!

 

 

 

Creemore
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 | 07:45 - 18:30

Enjoy fall colours at their best. Why not join ROM curator, Corey Keeble on a day trip to Creemore? The history of this historic town will come alive as Corey recounts the early days in stories of this town - its prosperous railway, and it's very successful farmers.

Spectacular Jellyfish
Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 08:30 - 17:30

Come with ROMbus and see an exotic kaleidoscope of marine life, giant pacific octopuses, stingrays, jellyfish, seahorses and clown fish. View aquatic galleries from Canada to the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific.

Henna Hands
Thursday, December 3, 2015 | 08:30 - 17:30

Curators will take us around the world to discover how men and women in many cultures adorned themselves - in ancient Egypt, Africa, China, North America and places in between. It is a long history from feathers to bone to modern accessories such as today’s jewellery.