ROM Earth & Space

The ROM is an essential destination for understanding the Earth and our Solar System. Meteorites, rocks, precious minerals and gems contribute to one of the finest museum collections on display anywhere. In total, over 4.5 billion years of history are represented at the ROM in almost 3,000 exceptional specimens originating from all over the Earth, from the Moon… and beyond.

What's New

Category: Event
I Am a Scientist

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) welcomes all to the Annual ROM Research Colloquium and Vaughan Lecture, a thought-provoking one-day event highlighting the ROM’s ongoing research and recent discoveries. 

Category: Blog Post
Mars Meteorites

With the announcement of three new Martian Meteorites in the ROM’s planetary science collection, recent evidence of flowing water on Mars, and of course, the success of the Hollywood movie “The Martian”, it se

Category: Event
ROM Speaks Lecture Series

A Life in the Past Lane: Four Decades Down and a New Dawn to Come

Join us for a keynote presentation by one of the ROM's researchers who has demonstrated extraordinary work over the career with highlights from the past year.

Delve into a personal voyage of discovery that skims over the shallows of one very individual human experience and delves deep into the history of life on Earth.