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: Event
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!

Category: Blog Post
This cave would have been a home for one of the monks of the Deir Mar Musa community, the wall at the front of the photograph shows that they had a small terrace outside the cave, either for a living area or for growing food.

The monastery at Deir Mar Musa would not have just comprised the main buildings, the monks would actually have been dispersed in hermitages across the landscape.

Category: Podcast
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Contexts: Lectures at the ROM

Julia Matthews, Currelly Society