ROM Earth & Space

The ROM is an essential destination for understanding the Earth and our Solar System. Meteorites, rocks, precious minerals and gems contribute to one of the finest museum collections on display anywhere. In total, over 4.5 billion years of history are represented at the ROM in almost 3,000 exceptional specimens originating from all over the Earth, from the Moon… and beyond.

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A close up view of unprocessed gold. Learn about this and more in Rock on!

Uncover geological formations, extinct sea creatures, dazzling gems, and traces of long-vanished glaciers right here in the city. Travel inside a volcano and learn the story behind what really happened in Pompeii. Your geological quest takes you from the earth’s core and ocean floor to the far out stratosphere. Learn to collect, identify and classify your own mineral and fossil collections.

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Marianne Mader, Managing Director, Centres for Earth & Space/ Fossils & Evolution, talks to a group of campers about Mars rovers.

Prepare to be starstruck as you master the basics of space exploration and begin your journey to the final frontier! Investigate human perspectives on the stars, from the initial imaginings of ancient civilizations to cutting edge discoveries of modern astronomers. Your astronomical adventures in the Starlab mini-planetarium and our galleries will inspire art projects and activities that are truly out-of-this-world.