ROM Canada

Canada’s heritage is one of diverse cultures and deep roots, originally defined by Aboriginal cultures and subsequently by English and French arrivals, and later by a mosaic of international immigration. ROM Canada is unique, focusing on culture and nature, while encouraging interpretations of Canada based on the convergence of both. Explore the development of Canadian identity and Canadian-ness in the context of place and climate through centuries of changing technologies and symbols.
ROM Canada explores our culture and nature.

What's New

Category: Exhibition
Detail of the dress.

Worn: Shaping Black Feminine Identity by Vancouver based craft artist Karin Jones is the first contemporary art installation presented as part of the Of Africa project.

Category: Exhibition
The Franklin Expedition: The Bell Tolls Again

Take a deep dive into the intriguing mystery behind the ill-fated Franklin Expedition, which saw Sir John Franklin's two ships, the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror, vanish 160 years ago on a much-heralded Arctic expedition.

Category: Blog Post
Road Ecology experts stand with bright fluorescent safety vests next to Terry Fox Drive in Kanata, Ontario

November 27-28 brought 110 of the top Canadian road ecology minds together for a conference in Ottawa that started the conversation about this emerging science at a national scale.