ROM Social Media

The Royal Ontario Museum is committed to providing an open forum to discuss and debate issues that range from natural history to world cultures. You can add comments on our website and you are encouraged to engage with us on our social media platforms listed below. The purpose of online communication at the Royal Ontario Museum is to build connections with our communities through conversations. Conversations enabled by social media help to achieve many important goals including:
  • Building connections with our community by fostering direct, timely, and responsive dialogue
  • Enhancing the museum’s public profile by increasing awareness and understanding of the ROM as a resource of expertise in our research and collections areas


The Museum adheres to the below user policy on all social media channels:

The Royal Ontario Museum welcomes your comments and encourages all of our users to express their opinions freely and enter into informed debate. Please note that you are individually responsible for the content of your comments. Our community is diverse and all ages. Opinions expressed in posts not administered by The Royal Ontario Museum are not necessarily those of The Royal Ontario Museum and its staff. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of these posts.

We encourage dialogue and conversation and want our social media platforms to be an open and honest forum. That being said, we also want posts to be courteous, positive, and content should be for an 'all-ages' audience and should not cause offence. We reserve the right to delete any of the following content and block users who share such content:

  • Violent, obscene, profane, hateful or racist posts, links or images
  • Comments that threaten or defame any person or organization
  • Solicitations, advertisements, or endorsements of any financial, commercial or not-for-profit organizations, websites, contests or promotions
  • Comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity
  • Multiple successive off-topic posts by a single user
  • Repetitive posts copied and pasted or duplicated by single or multiple users