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.


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Ancient Greece, Canadian Art, Dinosaurs, and Wildlife Photography - each week ROM experts take one theme and run with it! Included with Museum admission.

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True or False - Bats suck blood. Fact or Fiction - All ancient Egyptian mummies are cursed. Today we'll explore the real stories behind many of the museum's most misunderstood cultural and natural objects. Warning - sometimes truth is stranger than fiction!
Taught by Bethany Kempster
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