New wing opens at a cost of $1.8m. Staff have their own keys to the new front door and many have a numbered parking space in the courtyard.
Ten new galleries open in the heritage buildings.
Demolition of the Terrace Galleries requires that the lions move to the Queen's Park frontage, where they may be seen today.
This assorted group came from many departments but the at the core were fast-learning librarians and library technicians. No one's job description mentioned the web: it was a volunteer effort. The ROM was a very early adaptor among museums. From the vantage point of twenty years later, it...
Since the doors officially opened on March 19, 1914, 5 million visitors have walked through the galleries.
Staff, volunteers, workers, and the architect sign the last steel beam to be put in place.
These two fisheye lens images make a study in ROM evolution
At the groundbreaking for the crystal, Hilary Weston and Michael Lee Chin get to drive the shovel.
11 new galleries open over three years. The first two are the James and Louise Temerty Galleries of the Age of Dinosaurs and the Reed Gallery of the Age of Mammals. From Bloor Street there are tantalizing glimpses of bones.
Following the opening of ROM's doors on March 19, 1914, 17 million visitors have walked through the galleries. In a decade, attendance has grown by 6 million visitors.