ROM Walks 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.

Building in Cabbagetown South Neighbourhood.
Sunday, August 31, 2014 | 14:00 - 15:30

From the Irish of the 18th century to the global citizens of the 21st, Cabbagetown has been a home to immigrants. Tour includes Victorian workers’ cottages, Trinity Medical School, Spruce Court Co-op in Cabbagetown and the high-rise, arts and aquatic centre of the revitalized Regent Park. Included in the walk is a tea and tour at the Paint Box Bistro.

Sunday, September 7, 2014 | 14:00 - 16:00

ROMwalks take place Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from May to October, and provides guided walking tours through Toronto neighbourhoods of architectural and historical interest

View of buildings at the Distillery District
Saturday, September 13, 2014 | 14:00 - 15:30

CANCELLED

Tour the Distillery District and learn about the variety of commercial, industrial and residential structures built immediately outside the boundaries of the historic town of York.

Sunday, September 14, 2014 | 14:00 - 16:00

ROMwalks take place Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from May to October, and provides guided walking tours through Toronto neighbourhoods of architectural and historical interest

Playter Farmhouse.  Image:  Regina Virgo
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 10:00 - 11:30

For ROM Members only. Free. Registration is required.  Space is limited.

Join us for this special ROMwalk to discover the rich history of 'The Danforth' neighbourhood including beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Danforth Music Hall and former Nickelodeon.

Playter Farmhouse.  Image:  Regina Virgo
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

SOLD OUT

For ROM Members only. Free. Registration is required.  Space is limited.

Join us for this special ROMwalk to discover the rich history of 'The Danforth' neighbourhood including beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Danforth Music Hall and former Nickelodeon.

Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 14:00 - 16:00

ROMwalks take place Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from May to October, and provides guided walking tours through Toronto neighbourhoods of architectural and historical interest

Sunday, September 28, 2014 | 14:00 - 16:00

ROMwalks take place Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from May to October, and provides guided walking tours through Toronto neighbourhoods of architectural and historical interest

Sunday, October 5, 2014 | 14:00 - 16:00

ROMwalks take place Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from May to October, and provides guided walking tours through Toronto neighbourhoods of architectural and historical interest

Sunday, October 12, 2014 | 14:00 - 16:00

ROMwalks take place Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from May to October, and provides guided walking tour through Toronto neighbourhoods of architectural and historical interest