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.

What's New

Category: Event
The Secret Lives of Animals: The Reproductive World of Common Critters

Delve into the weird and wonderful world of animal reproductive behaviour with ROM Educator Bethany Kempster in this day-long workshop for adults only. From hermaphroditic fish to duck penises, explore the ROM's galleries and collections and hear stories you won't believe. If you've ever wondered about animal sex, this workshop is for you!

Category: Event
ROM Speaks Series

Explore the world of some of Europe's most legendary jewellers with a special screening of Masters of Dreams: The French and Swiss Jewelllers. Filmmaker Ken McGrath joins us for this special event, celebrating the ROM's minerology collection.

Category: Exhibition
ROM Beta space at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Your ideas shaping your museum

Until August 2015

ROM Beta is a space where visitors can contribute ideas and opinions about actual exhibitions, gallery plans, and interpretation that we're working on right now. It's a chance for you to try things out and tell us what to do to shape the experiences you have at the Museum.