6 Holiday Gift Ideas for Museum Lovers

Posted: December 15, 2011 - 10:53 , by royal
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‘Tis the season of giving, so we thought we’d share some of our favourite ROM-themed gift ideas with you!

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There's something for everyone at the ROM.

1. Wrap up a ROM membership

Starting at only $54 for students, ROM membership offers a world of experiences that last long after the holidays are over. There is a ROM membership for everyone on your list, including a new Senior Membership level!

2. Lunch at c5

Treat that special someone to lunch at c5 restaurant lounge with Executive Chef Corbin Tomaszeski. Overlooking the Toronto cityscape, enjoy truffle potato chips with fleur de sel and fresh herbs, fresh-baked flatbread with seasonal toppings, or lobster BLT salad with applewood-smoked bacon, crispy fried tomatoes, romaine hearts and tarragon dressing. Yum!

Call 416.586.7928 to make a reservation.

3. Burton & Isabelle Pipistrelle: Out of the Bat Cave

Share the nocturnal adventure of Burton & Isabelle Pipistrelle: Out of the Bat Cave (ROM Museum Store, $19.99) with the little ones are your list! The book follows Burton on an amazing trip out of the Bat Cave and into the museum’s galleries.

4. Official Guide to Maya: Secrets of their Ancient World

Just $5, the official guide to Maya: Secrets of their Ancient World includes never-before-published photos and information on the ancient Maya, plus over $10 value in coupons for ROM shopping and dining!

5. Maya Lecture

Join world experts for the Maya Lecture Series! Discover the Ancient Maya political organization, learn about the royal court, or uncover the mystery of 2012 at these informative and entertaining lectures. Tickets only $23/lecture.

6. A Personalized ROM Visit

What better gift for your “Museum Nerd” than a visit to the ROM? Take your loved one on a tour of your favorite galleries, or better yet, plan an adventure inspired by their interests. See how many dinos you can find; track a favourite animal (can you find the baby bison?); look for gold and gems…be creative, there’s an adventure for everyone!

Tip: If you are on a budget, visit during ROM Friday Nights for discount admission.