ROM Walks Events

From places near to far – travel with the ROM.

ROMtravel

World cultures and natural history tours to thoroughly researched destinations throughout the world, accompanied by expert resource people. Let our experts be your guides.

ROMbus

Day trips on a museum theme to places in Toronto and surrounding areas.

ROMwalks

Free walking tours of Toronto. Enjoy guided walking tours of the city's architectural and historic neighbourhoods. For additional information on these free walks call 416.586.8097 or download a copy of the ROMwalks brochure (PDF).

Also available are Private Group Walks that are perfect for clubs, community groups, or out-of-town visitors. These group walks are arranged specifically for you and can be scheduled for any day and time. For your group walk you can choose from the full selection of  ROMwalks (PDF). The cost is $10 per person with a minimum of 10 people. Call 416.586.8097 for more information about arranging a private group walk.

All walking tours are organized by the ROM's Department of Museum Volunteers.

Sunday, October 11, 2015 | 14:00 - 16:00

ROMwalks take place Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from May to October, and provides guided walking tours through Toronto neighbourhoods of architectural and historical interest

Photo of a stained glass window at Bloor Street United Church in Toronto.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 | 13:30 - 15:00

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting list.

ROM Members will visit the Gothic Revival Bloor Street United Church to see its Great South Window, a mid 20th century stained glass by Celtic Studio. You will then walk down Huron Street to St. Thomas Church, designed in Arts & Crafts style by renowned Toronto architect Eden Smith to view examples of stained glass design including ones from the Bromsgrove Guild.

Photo of stained glass window of angel figures at Trinity College Chapel, 1887, McCausland.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | 13:30 - 15:00

Exclusively for ROM Members. This walk is now fully booked. No waiting list.

ROM Members will enjoy the artistic treasures of Trinity College including; carvings by Charles Adamson, Emanuel Hahn and Jacobine Jones, heraldic ornament by A. Scott Carter, 17th century Flemish tapestry by Abraham Van Diepenbeeck, paintings by Sir Edmund Wyly Grier, and glass by Yvonne Williams and E. Liddall Armitage.  View a unique perpendicular Gothic chapel by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.

 

Photo of two 3-keyed leather-bound Serpents. The Serpent is a distant forerunner of such valved instruments as the tuba and fell into obsolescence with the development of these instruments.
Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 13:30 - 15:00

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting list.

ROM Members will explore architecture with a musical theme as they tour parts of the Royal Ontario Museum, Royal Conservatory of Music, and the Faculty of Music, U of T., while viewing period instruments.

Saturday, January 30, 2016 | 13:30 - 15:00

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting list.

ROM Members will explore architecture with a musical theme as they tour parts of the Royal Ontario Museum, Royal Conservatory of Music, and the Faculty of Music, U of T., while viewing period instruments.

Photo of stained glass window at Bloor Street United Street in Toronto.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 | 13:30 - 15:00

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting list.

ROM Members will visit the Gothic Revival Bloor Street United Church to see its Great South Window, a mid 20th century stained glass by Celtic Studio. You will then walk down Huron Street to St. Thomas Church, designed in Arts & Crafts style by renowned Toronto architect Eden Smith to view examples of stained glass design including ones from the Bromsgrove Guild.

 

Photo of stained glass angel figures at Trinity College Chapel, 1887, McCausland.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | 13:30 - 15:00

Exclusively for ROM Members. This walk is now fully booked. No waiting list.

ROM Members will enjoy the artistic treasures of Trinity College including; carvings by Charles Adamson, Emanuel Hahn and Jacobine Jones, heraldic ornament by A. Scott Carter, 17th century Flemish tapestry by Abraham Van Diepenbeeck, paintings by Sir Edmund Wyly Grier, and glass by Yvonne Williams and E. Liddall Armitage.  View a unique perpendicular Gothic chapel by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.