Kids Events

Explore, wonder, grow!

Family programs and activities connect with visitors of all ages, and provide lasting Museum experiences for young, curious minds.  

Every visit to the ROM is filled with fun for the young (and young at heart).  Childen will enjoy thier visit in the Hands-on Galleries exploring ROM collections with gallery facilitators, interactive displays, touchable specimens and more! Plus, discover the Top 10 ROM Family Favourite (PDF).

Perfect for the curious and creative child, Saturday Morning Club offers fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's fascinating galleries and learning labs. If you are planning a family visit, find tons of fun and inspiring drop-in programs at ROMkids weekends or bunk down for the night at our popular ROM Sleepovers.

The Explorers' Club is the ultimate experience for young Museum Members. Children receive their own passport, mailings and can attend special events.

ROMkids is aimed at children and youth 16 and under. For offerings geared to families see family events.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

A Red Knot with an orange ID band on its leg is seen on a stony shore
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Aug 29 2015 except Sat Jan 24 2015, Sat Mar 14 2015, Sat Mar 21 2015, Sat Apr 25 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and learn more about the diversity of living things which make incredible journeys each year in search of food, shelter, mates and nesting grounds!

A myriad fishes inhabit the live coral reef acquarium.
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 20 2015 except Sun May 17 2015, Sun Jun 14 2015.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00
Sunday, December 20, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

Meet the person who keeps our coral reef aquarium thriving!

Photo of the face of a young Blanding's turtle
Sunday, August 2, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and hear from the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre about how everyone can make for a difference and conserve Ontario's native turtles!

A collection of plush animals resting beneath the dome of the museum's rotunda.
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 20 2015 except Sun Jan 25 2015, Sun Feb 01 2015, Sun Mar 01 2015, Sun Apr 05 2015, Sun May 03 2015, Sun Jun 07 2015, Sun Jul 05 2015, Sun Aug 02 2015, Sun Sep 06 2015, Sun Oct 04 2015, Sun Nov 01 2015, Sun Dec 06 2015.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday, December 20, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and explore the Museum with our plushy friends!

ROM Big Weekends
Repeats every day until Sun Aug 16 2015 .
Saturday, August 15, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday, August 16, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Join us as we celebrate 400 years of vibrant Francophone culture in Ontario.

The ROM looks back at this important part of our history and the role the French community has played in making Ontario the inclusive and diverse province it is today.

ROM Big Weekends
Repeats every day until Sun Aug 16 2015 .
Saturday, August 15, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday, August 16, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

The fun's on every month with special weeknds jam-packed with programs and themed activities. Come on your own, or bring the family!