School’s Out! (A March Break Guide for Parents)

Posted: March 9, 2012 - 12:57 , by royal

Maya-inspired activities take over the ROM from March 10 to 18

Students are counting down the minutes, anxiously awaiting the start of March Break…and quite frankly, so are we!

We know that this time of year can be stressful for parents, so we’ve put together some suggestions to help you make the most of your visit to the ROM this March Break (March 10 – 18).

6 March Break at the ROM Tips

1. Buy your tickets online
Purchase your tickets online before your visit and you can skip the lines at the admission desk for express entrance to the Museum.

2. Take a load off
We offer free convenient stroller parking locations or you can exchange it for a smaller umbrella stroller at the Coat Check for only $2. Large bags and knapsacks can be left at the Coat Check for free … they won’t be allowed in.

Read the visitor policies for even more tips.

3. Make a Plan
Personalize your visit to the ROM and create an itinerary that fits your family’s unique interests. All you need is a March Break Program Schedule and a Map of the Museum (PDF) to create a visit your kids will never forget!

4. Go on a SCVNGR Hunt
We have created a special March Break trek around the world! Download the SCVNGR app to your Apple or Android mobile phone and complete ten challenges for your chance to win a spot for you and your child at the next ROM Sleepover.

5. Hungry?
Relax and recharge.  ROM restaurants serve delicious and nutritious menus you and your kids will love.

6. Be Thrifty
During our extended March Break hours you can see the Museum and Maya at discounted rates. The ROM is open until 8:30 pm from March 10 to 17, and closes at 5:30 pm on March 18. Discount rates are available from 4:30 pm until closing and after 4 pm on Sunday, March 18.

Or if you come to the Museum often, consider purchasing a ROM membership. Family membership starts at only $159/year, include unlimited admission to the Museums galleries and blockbuster exhibitions, discounts on ROM programs and more.