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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ROM Earth and Space team in Thailand

Join us for our next Google+ Hangout on Air, August 13th at 2pm EST

We'll be chatting with our ROM Earth & Space team who were recently in Thailand documenting and packing a large donation of minerals. Tune in to find out how this process was done, what exactly is in this collection and why we are bringing it to Toronto!

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The Tagish Lake meteorite fell in northern British Columbia on January 18th, 2000 at approximately 8:43 local time. It produced a remarkable fireball as it streaked across the dawn sky which was witnessed as far away as Whitehorse

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Slab of labradorite showing colour zoning, light grey background

Dig into the natural world and ancient history and discover what buried treasures lie below us! From the prehistoric fossils that line our Museum to the natural resources that fuel our homes to the ancient cities that mystify us, our Earth is filled with amazing wonders just waiting to be uncovered. Explore, examine, and experiment your way to a better understanding of where our world came from, where it’s going, and how we can preserve it!