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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Buzz around the Museum in Science Safari!

Go wild as you investigate the puzzling properties of water, the gravity defying fancies of flight, or the many special ways animals sense their surroundings. Try experiments, create you own gallery-inspired art, and go on a Science Safari of the ROM.

Meet the Instructor: Sarah-Rachel Camerino

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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.

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A group of campers meets with Danielle Dufault, palaeo illustrator at the Museum.

Delve into the world of high-tech laboratories and fascinating field research. Visit working labs, conduct your own scientific studies, and head outdoors on collecting expeditions. Get hands-on experience with the current tools and technologies used in the fields of anthropology, palaeontology, conservation biology, botany, and zoology. The sky is the limit as you consider future discoveries in these exciting fields.