mineralogy

Dr Tovell with geology gallery

"He's looking at rocks"

So my parents took their young son to the ROM for some education and entertainment. Being as I was about 5 at the time, I quickly wore Mom out. She sat on a bench in the rotunda waiting for Dad and me to finish in the gemmology exhibit.

Want a Career at the ROM?

Robert Barnett relates his varied career path, starting in childhood.

woman holds up a large facetted stone

Love at the ROM

Emily and Kyle met in line with hundreds of others at the architectural opening of the ROM’s crystal June 2nd 2007.  The line was long and they stood for 2 hours talking as they waited to see the new ROM.  A lot can happen in 2 hou