Vikings 2017

ROM Speaks Vikings Lecture Series

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Go beyond the exhibition with this fascinating series of lectures that explores Viking culture and history.

3 Pack Lecture Series

General Public: $55
ROM Members: $50
Teachers: $50
Students: $35
(HST will be added)

To register for all 3 Lectures go to the "Buy Tickets" section on the right side of this page, or call 416.586.5797.

Single Lectures
General Public: $20
ROM Members: $18
Teachers: $18
Students: $15
(HST will be added)

ROMSpeaks Group Experience
Groups of 10 or more are invited to register at discounted rate. Please call ROM Group Sales at 416.586.5801 (ext 2) or email For more information on group visits click here.

Lectures include post-event reception with 1 host drink.
For full abstracts, visit the event pages below.


Vikings: A New World Discovered

Long before the emergence of nation-states, Vikings found a niche to advance their culture and entrepreneurial spirit from the northern fringe of European civilization. Join Dr. William Fitzhugh as explores the story of the Vikings told in sagas, history, and archaeology.
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In Conversation with Chef Magnus Nilsson

Join Michelin star chef Magnus Nilsson for a delectable discussion on the rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia. As head chef of the world renowned restaurant Fäviken, Nilsson has made it a point to work within the confines of the seasons of Northern Sweden; whether it be fishing and hunting nearby or harvesting and preserving produce. Find out his fascinating approach to the ever-changing menu unique to the Scandinavian terroir.
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The World of Vikings: History on Film

Examine the challenges and successes involved in retelling stories from the ancient world for television audiences with the cast and crew of Vikings. Renowned researcher and television contributor Neil Price will lead a conversation on historical entertainment with those who are tasked with portraying real and fictional characters on a daily basis. 
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Date & Time

  • Tuesdays, November 7, 2017, February 6 and March 6, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow


Royal Ontario Museum
Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre
Level 1B

Doors Open: 6:30 pm
Lecture: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Reception to follow lecture

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