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How to display the past….. Part 2: Collecting

In my last post  I mentioned that various factors (sometimes pure chance) shaped a museum collection, and so affected the look of a public display.  Here, I illustrate this by exploring the collection history of one particularly famous (even infamous) object.  This ivory and gold figurine has

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Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World

Closed Garfield Weston Exhibition Hall, Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, Level 2B Ancient Mesopotamia The world we live in was born in Mesopotamia more than 3,000 years ago. Home to the world’s first great cities, the land “between the rivers” is the birthplace of writing, of codified laws, of urban

March Break 2013- Passport to the World

March Break 2013- Passport to the World

Who’s ready for March Break? We are! For months now, we at the ROM have been working away getting ready for the most exciting and active time of our year: March Break (aka Spring Break to those without kids in Ontario schools)! This year we’re going all out with what’s possibly the BIGGEST

Travels in India, part 1

Travels in India, part 1

Ahmedabad, India Traffic here is like a pinball machine, a crazy game of chicken, where you try not to hit anything, especially the cattle. After a day of relative inactivity, spent recovering from jetlag, I found myself bouncing around in the back of an autorickshaw, hurtling through a crazy quilt

Family Tour

Tour Development in Progress Thanks for visiting us! We are currently in the midst of developing our ROM Family Tour, and will be doing a test launch in a few weeks. Please come back to help us find any gremlins that still persist. We'd love to hear from you!

Concours de dessins Prodigieux dinosaures

Envoyez-nous votre dessin de dinosaure et vous pourriez gagner un prix! Pour célébrer notre exposition à l’affiche, nous invitons les amateurs de dinosaures de tout âge à dessiner leur propre prodigieux dinosaure et ainsi courir la chance de remporter notre premier prix: la visite des

LEGO Maya Pyramid building for ROM March Break

 Fifty years ago, a tinny, lurching propeller plane circled above the tropical plain of Belize about 10 kilometres in from the Caribbean coastline. Below, amid a dark patch of forest, tiny slivers of chalky, exposed limestone peeked through the canopy. For the co-pilot that day, a young ROM

ROM Social Media

The Royal Ontario Museum is committed to providing an open forum to discuss and debate issues that range from natural history to world cultures. You can add comments on our website and you are encouraged to engage with us on our social media platforms listed below. The purpose of online

Timmy (TM1), the Ruddy Turnstone

I am a shorebird known as a Ruddy Turnstone. Like many shorebirds species our numbers are starting to show a serious decline. ROM researchers are studying turnstones and other shorebirds so we can learn more about the problems they are facing and protect them. I have been given the name Timmy,