Walks, Travel and Bus Events

From places near to far – travel with the ROM.


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


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


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.

Stained glass displayed in the ROM European gallery, from left: Death of St Nicholas (16th century), Saint Catherine of Alexandria (14th century), Donor Panel (late 14th, early 15th century).
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | 13:00 - 14:30

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

Members will view 700 years of stained glass history including the St. Nicholas and St. Catherine stained glass windows in the ROM's Samuel European Galleries, the Church of the Redeemer and the Lillian Massey Building.

The Coming of Christ. Bloor Street United Church (Huron Street).
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 13:00 - 14:30

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

Visit the Gothic Revival Bloor Street United Church and view mid-20th century stained glass by Celtic Studio, focusing on the Great South Window.


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

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.


Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Ontario.  Photo courtesy of the Aga Khan Museum.
Monday, April 13, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00
Immerse yourself in the East by joining our tour, whose highpoint will be the amazing new Aga Khan Museum with its many treasures.  We will be guided throughout our day, by Gayle Gibson, a highly respected ROM educator and speaker .
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.


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!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at the ROM
Contact Virginia Van Vliet, ROM travel Trip Coordinator, for more information
416.925.5891 or email to virginiavanvliet@rogers.com




Thursday, September 10, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, September 20, 2015 (All day)

Flaming Cliffs and Singing Dunes, wild Takhi horses and Fighting Dinosaurs names that conjure up the images and spirit of this vast and pristine land. ROM paleontologist Dr. David Evans will accompany our tour and share his expertise in this ancient kingdom.

Mongolia Info Night
Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the ROM
5:30 pm
Please RSVP to the Coordinator
Enter by the Staff Entrance




Saturday, November 14, 2015 (All day) - Friday, November 27, 2015 (All day)

Explore golden stupas, watch the sunset from Mandalay Hill and cruise down the great Irrawaddy River.

Come to Myanmar (Burma), a place forgotten by time where you can get a real sense of the South East Asia of the last century. 

Sara Irwin of the ROM’s East Asia department will join us to share her knowledge and passion for the arts and culture of this mystical land.




Monday, December 28, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, January 9, 2016 (All day)

Visit two of the most unique places in the world.  Watch the stars in the world’s brightest night sky in Chile’s Atacama desert and go behind the scenes of the telescopes used to probe space. Bob McDonald of CBC’s Quirks and Quarks is your resource person.  Then travel to mysterious Easter Island with its famous and majestic statues.