Chronologie

1905 - 1914

1900s

Doors Open
  • man emerging from car with others greeting him
1900s

March 19, 1914 is ROM's official opening day.

1900s

Bill 138: A home for culture and science
  • man examining a drawing
1900s

On April 16, 1912, Bill 138 formally establishing the ROM received Royal Assent to “provide a home for culture and science under the same academical roof”.

1914

Like many museums across Ontario, the Waterloo Region Museum in Kitchener has benefitted from gifts from the Royal Ontario Museum - particularly when it has upgraded exhibit cases during past...

1900s

Rumours of Mr. Currelly
1900s

Something that people might not know about the ROM is that today's Department of Museum Volunteers Boardroom used to be Mr. Currelly's office in 1914.

1910s

Early Group Photo
  • group shot of guards, preparators, and Miss Hand
1910s

The guards had to dust the displays before opening the museums.