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.

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

Friday, October 10, 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, October 29, 2014 (All day)

Inspired by the ROM's renowned Chinese collections, celebrate the ROM's centenary on a trip specially designed by Dr. Chen Shen, ROM Vice-President, World Cultures

"All Aboard". Take a trip to the past in Dufferin County aboard a historic Steam train.
Saturday, October 11, 2014 | 08:30 - 17:00

"All Aboard" and take a trip to the past in beautiful Dufferin County.     

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

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, October 15, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members.  Registration is required as space is limited.

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.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 (All day) - Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)

Are you an adventurer in search of the road less travelled? Discover the surreal landscapes, rich history, culture and wildlife of unspoiled Namibia.
 

 

Battlefield House, Courtesy of Wikipedia.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | 08:00 - 18:00

Hamilton is called “Steel Town” but it is so much more. Discover Hamilton from its early roots through industry, architecture and art.

The Coming of Christ. Bloor Street United Church (Huron Street).
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required as space is limited.

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

Dundurn Castle, Courtesy Wikipedia.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 08:00 - 18:00

We will visit the historical sites of Hamilton that will be dressed up for the season. Come see Dundurn Castle, Whitehearn Historic House, the Royal Botanical Gardens and many other places in all their splendor. Enjoy the magic of the season in Hamilton.

Trinity College Chapel, Angel figures, 1887, McCausland.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required as space is limited.

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