Classes for school children begin in 1933 and continue today. Lillian Payne, the first teacher, paid for by the Toronto School Board, worked at the ROM for 21 years. Not only did the children come to the ROM- in the 20s, groups from northern Ontario came by train to visit- but also the ROM...
Admission fees rise to 25c. A new exhibition hall opens with “Impact”
1,080,637 people came through the doors this year. One event to celebrate was the publication of The Museum Makers by Lovat Dickson.
The ROM was the first place that I saw real dinosaur bones.The collections and staff have helped fuel my life longdream of becoming a palaeontologist.
Admission fees jump to $8
The ROM celebrates its 60 year anniversary. Cosmetic changes are made to the interior and exterior.
My kids, now almost 3 and 5, have grown up in the ROM. Since they could walk, each has spent nearly a day a week running through the bat cave, singing "Baby Beluga" as they wander through the Shad Gallery, or trying to commandeer the elevators. When my youngest discovered the button to...
Admission price rises to $2.50
During one of the coldest winter seasons this 2013-14 our family braved the elements and decided to collectively journey over to our most beloved attraction in Toronto: The Royal Ontario Museum. It has been a difficult at best winter and the desire for outdoor activities decreased and the...
On April 17, 2008 the ROM opened the museum's first exhibit that dealt with disability history in Canada, Out from Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember was curated by three faculty members from Ryerson University's School of Disability Studies....