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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Category: Blog Post
Plesiosaur vertbra

The ROM's August ID clinic had a steady flow of visitors up to the museum closing at 5:30pm.

Category: Blog Post
Photo of people taking photos in the Rotunda at the Royal Ontario Museum
After weeks of planning Lexie and I hosted our first #emptyROM tour this morning! We loved the MET's version and thought it would be a great way to show our community what it is like to come to work early in the morning everyday!
Category: Event
After a trip through the solar system, this rock made its way to earth, landing in North West Africa. Touch space rocks and more in Star Gazers.

Prepare to be star struck as you master the basics of space exploration. Discover the magic of the northern lights, create a cosmic comet, and plan your own space mission to Mars! Your astronomical adventures in the Starlab mini-planetarium will inspire crafts and activities that are truly out-of-this world.