Timeline

1982 - 2000

1990s

My First Visit
1990s

My first visit to the ROM was in 1996. I came here as a grad student and the ROM was the first on my "must visit" list.

1980s

Tally Ho!
  • case containing armour in gallery
1980s

My grade five class went to the ROM in order to see early civilizations exhibits. A small group of us wanted to see the swords and armours and so stole away from our class.

1990s

Things That Cough in the Night
1990s

After the Planetarium layoffs, some staff found other positions in the ROM. One woman who had been a greeter became a Security Officer.

1990s

Planetarium Closes
  • blueprints of planetarium
1990s

The Planetarium closes with layoffs. There is a public outcry, but attendance has been falling and the equipment is 25 years old. The Director speaks about it as a "low point".