Timeline

1933 - 1968

1960s

My First Visit!!!
  • dinosaur skull silhouette
1960s

The year was 1961, I was 10 and in grade 5 (or 6?). At that time our public school, Highview, in Hamilton, had a wonderful man for a Principal, Mr. Howard.

1960s

Charlie and Fido
  • lizard in glass case with children
1960s

In the 1960s my father was seconded to the ROM from the Toronto Board of Education and the immediate effect of this career move for me was access to the Royal Ontario Museum after closing hours....

1960s

The View from 'Home'
  • bird's eye view of building
1960s

ROM was one of my favorite haunts growing up in the '60's. Dad was executive manager of the Park Plaza Hotel across the street, and we lived on the 11th floor of the south wing.

1960s

25c Admission
  • exhibition of posters
1960s

Admission fees rise to 25c. A new exhibition hall opens with “Impact”

1960s

The Bishop White Committee
  • audience looking at unseen speaker
1960s

Louise Hawley Stone founds the Bishop White Committee, which still exists. It was the prototype for "Friends of ...." various departments.