TORONTO, December 21, 2015—During the holidays the Royal Ontario Museum is offering visitors even more ways to enjoy all the Museum has to offer. ROM for the Holidays runs from December 26, 2015 to January 3, 2016 and features a Planet ROM theme with free activities from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm including a chance to check out new Star Wars dresses designed by Rodarte, a prototype of a Mars rover, a touchable Meteorite and much more. Also on display is the ROM’s blockbuster Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano exhibition which has been enjoyed by nearly 225,000 visitors, and closes at the ROM on January 3, 2016. Plus, visitors can enjoy this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition featuring 100 stunning images of our natural world.
ROM Holiday Hours
December 25: Closed
December 26: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm, discounted admission after 4:30 pm
December 27-30: 10:00 am - 8:30 pm, discounted admission after 4:30 pm
December 31: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm, discounted admission after 4:30 pm
January 1: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm, discounted admission after 4:30 pm
January 2: 10:00 am - 8:30 pm, discounted admission after 4:30 pm
January 3: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm, discounted admission after 4:30 pm
Until January 3, 2016, the ROM is offering visitors special admission offers to Pompeii and Wildlife Photographer of the Year. From December 27 to January 3, 2016, the ROM is offering visitors discounted general admission rates after 4:30 pm. To purchase tickets visit rom.on.ca. ROM Members enjoy free admission to the Museum.
Wendy Vincent, Publicist
About the ROM
Opened in 1914, Canada’s largest museum of natural history and world cultures has six million objects in its collections and galleries showcasing art, archaeology, and natural science. The ROM is the largest field research institution in the country, and a world leader in research areas from biodiversity, palaeontology, and earth sciences to archaeology, ethnology, and visual culture - originating new information towards a global understanding of historical and modern change in culture and environment. For 24-hour information in English and French, please call 416.586.8000 or visit rom.on.ca. Tickets are available at rom.on.ca.