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.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 | 18:00 - 20:00

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

Toll Keeper's Cottage, Toronto
Sunday, September 13, 2015 | 14:00 - 15:30
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | 18:00 - 20:00

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

Sunday, September 20, 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

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 | 18:00 - 20:00

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

Sunday, September 27, 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

St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto. Photo Courtesy Paul Vaculik.
Sunday, October 4, 2015 | 14:00 - 15:30

Join us and discover on this special walk new perspectives on the Town of York later to become the City of Toronto through the stories of the people who lived, worked and built the town.

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.