ROM Ancient Cultures

From early human ancestors in China to the technological innovations of Mesopotamia to the global economy of ancient Rome, ancient cultures help us understand the diversity of human experience.ROM archaeologists excavate around the world. Back at the museum, our staff analyze and conserve the ROM’s artifact collections. And our broader community of archaeology enthusiasts and experts share insight and data globally. How can information about past cultures help us understand our present world and plan for the future? Get involved and be part of the conversation!

ROM Ancient Cultures explores the civilizations of the past and their relevance today.


What's New

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Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Elementary and secondary school teachers plus a teaching colleague are invited to an exclusive preview of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano.  Be among the first to see this stunning exhibition.
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ROM Speaks Kitchen Conversations

Celebrate all things Italian with this exclusive evening in our c5 Lounge with the Italian Jazz vibe of multiple JUNO award winner, Michael Occhipinti of the Sicilian Jazz Project. Meet the makers of authentic Italian food fare, and hear  from one of the treasures of  Pompeii- site guide Mattia Buondonno. Continue the party at FNL: Toga Toga!, admission included.

Category: Event
ROM Speaks Series

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC Members May 19.
TIckets on sale to Members May 21.
Tickets on sale to General Public May 23.

Series Tickets

General Public: $150
Member: $135
Teacher/Student: $135
(HST will be added.)