Kids & Family Programs

March Break 2017

Illustration of a Blue Whale swimming with scuba divers.

ROM's Big Blue March Break!

March 11-19, 2017
Dive into March Break at the ROM and discover the underwater world of our awesome oceans and salty seas with family-friendly fun for kids of all ages!

Explore the ocean home of Blue, the ROM’s massive 80 foot blue whale on display in our newest special exhibition, Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story, with exciting experiences and hands-on marine-themed activities.

Stay tuned for more information about our underwater adventure!

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March Break Museum Hours

Drop-in activities run from 10:30 am to 30 minutes before closing unless otherwise noted, free with Museum admission.

Mar 11-16, 18: Museum closes 7:00 pm
Mar 17: Museum closes 10:00 pm, activities end at 5 pm for ROM Winter Fridays
Mar 19: Museum closes 5:30 pm

Special Exhibitions

Special exhibitions are time-ticketed to help manage crowds during busy periods. For the quickest entry, arrive at the exhibition entrance within 30 minutes of the time printed on your ticket. Enjoy our permanent galleries and non-ticketed exhibitions anytime on the day of your visit.


Tail of a blue whale.
Be one of the first to see Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story*, share in the original story of the ROM scientists who worked with local communities to recover the bodies of two rare blue whales who died tragically in ice off the coast of Newfoundland. Come face to face with the enormous eighty-foot skeleton of Blue, discover the mind-blowing biology of blue whales and gain insight into the global decline of the blue whale population and what is being done to protect the world’s largest animal…ever. See it at the ROM from March 11 to September 4, 2017.


Red fox scavenging in the city.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year* features 100 breathtaking and all-new photographs: your family will be amazed and moved by the beauty and diversity of the natural world. Closing March 19th, don’t miss your last chance to see this stunning exhibition.

Date & Time

  • March 11 - 19, 2017


100 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario

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Bloor Street (main entrance)



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