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 walking 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 (PDF). 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.

St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto. Photo Courtesy Paul Vaculik.
Sunday, October 4, 2015 | 14:00 - 15:30

Join us and discover on this special walk new perspectives on the Town of York later to become the City of Toronto through the stories of the people who lived, worked and built the town.

Sunday, October 11, 2015 | 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

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.

Punk Adornment
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.

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.





Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (All day) - Sunday, February 14, 2016 (All day)

Discover a different Mexico with ROMtravel. Visit Tlaxcala, Puebla and Oaxaca, guided by our expert Chloë Sayer, Guest Curator of ¡Viva México! Clothing and Culture, opening at the ROM in May, 2015. Discover the lively and enduring identity of Mexico's ancient aboriginal cultures, blended with that of the conquistadores.