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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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 27 2015 .
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00

Theme: Museum ABCs

The impressive Deinonychus antirrhopus!
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Calling all dinosaur hunters! Hear stories of incredible dinosaur finds, handle real fossils, learn casting techniques, and recreate your own prehistoric environment.

Armed only your wits, dice and imagination- prepare for Dungeons & Dragons!
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Learn about legends, monsters, scrolls, and weapons from the actual cultures and artifacts upon which Dungeons & Dragons-style games are based. Use your imagination to bring it all to life while playing an on-going campaign in the ROM-inspired world of Elaran.

Pendent, Dragon form (Jade), Zhou Dynasty, China, 5th century BC
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Prepare for an adventure of mythical proportions. From fire breathing dragons and fickle fairies, to heroic adventurers and sneaky tricksters, you’ll discover the ancient origins of your favourite myths, monsters, and more.

Bee displayed in the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

We all have a part to play in the care of our planet. Using the ROM’s galleries, learn how life is diverse, interrelated, and in crisis. Travel through ecosystems and study the interconnections of species and habitats.

Mounted Burial Figures (moulded earthenware, hand-made components), Western Han Dynasty, China, 206 - 100 BC
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Biodiversity and ancient cultures collide as we explore how people have expressed the world around them in ceramics throughout history.

Young girl trying on medieval armour.
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Spend your spring days caught in a time warp. Climb into your time machine and discover a few billion years of history right under your nose!  Colourful collages and dazzling drawings will help you to capture each day’s voyage.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

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Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 13:00 - 16:00
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 06 2015 except Sat May 16 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 13:00 - 15:00

Theme: Museum ABCs