For more than 25 years, the Royal Patrons’ Circle (RPC) has brought together a diverse community of donors who are committed to the Royal Ontario Museum’s mission to inspire wonder and engage the world through natural history and world cultures.
RPC Members support the ROM’s highest priorities through annual individual and corporate donations, bringing them closer to the heart of a world-class cultural institution. With exciting networking opportunities and exclusive access to special events year-round, RPC Members enjoy personal connections to the Museum’s collections and curators.
RPC Membership Levels
A range of levels are offered to RPC Members. An option to pay your gift by monthly pledge is available for your convenience.
$1,800 - $2,999
||$3,000 - $4,999
||$5,000 - $9,999
||$10,000 - $14,999
||$15,000 - $24,999
- Two complimentary membership cards (Free admission for up to 4 adults, including cardholder(s), and up to 4 children, 17 and under).
Note: RPC membership cards are now transferable. This means you can lend your RPC membership card to a friend, relative or colleague to use for entry to the Museum.
- Invitations to exclusive RPC behind-the-scenes tours, network breakfasts, special lectures, family events, and previews of unique exhibitions and new galleries.
- Free Member tickets on select blockbuster exhibitions
- Tax receipt in highest allowable amount as per CRA guidelines (for individuals)
- Personalized service by dedicated staff
- Recognition in the Annual Report and on the Museum Builders’ Exhibit
- Reciprocal Benefits at over 380 cultural institutions throughout North America
- RPC e-newlsetter and ROM Magazine subscriptions
- 10% discount in ROM shops and restaurants
- One complimentary membership to Explorers’ Club (Just for Kids)
- Complimentary caregiver card
- Priority booking for ROM programs and ROM Summer Club programs
- Invitation to two ticketed RPC family events per year
- Complimentary membership to one of the ROM Friends groups (please note that $50 will be deducted from your tax receipt).
- New Members who join RPC each year receive a special invitation to the RPC New Members Welcome Event!
RPC Members at the following higher levels receive the stated additional benefits:
- $3,000+ level: All of the above plus complimentary mailing of the ROM Annual Report
- $5,000+ level: All of the above plus the opportunity to indulge your interests in the ROM – call us with your special requests!
- $10,000+ level: All of the above plus annual recognition in the award-winning, ROM Magazine
- $15,000+ level: All of the above plus the opportunity for a private visit to a ROM curatorial department of your choice (for up to 10 people)
- $25,000+ level: All of the above plus an invitation to meet with the ROM Director and CEO
Download a complete listing of RPC Member Benefits (PDF)
RPC Corporate Opportunities
The Royal Patrons' Circle also provides a meaningful way for corporations to support the ROM. RPC Corporate Members receive unique membership benefits at the higher levels including venue rental discounts, advertising discounts, and participation in annual RPC Corporate Appreciation Day, which provides corporations with complimentary ROM admission for all employees and their families.
Download a complete listing of RPC Corporate Member Benefits (PDF)
In becoming an RPC Member, from time to time your photo may be used to promote the program; please advise us if you would prefer your photo not to be used.