Adult Programs

ROMWalks

Group of people on a ROM walks tour, led by a guide with purple ROM umbrella

Walking tours of Toronto. ROMWalks encompass the diverse aspects of Toronto's vibrant neighbourhoods including history, architecture, arts of all varieties, education and more. Most tours are free. For additional information regarding scheduled walks, download a copy of the ROMWalks brochure (PDF).

Also available are Private Group Walks that are perfect for clubs, community groups, or out-of-town visitors. These group walks are arranged specifically for you and can be scheduled for any day and time. For your group walk you can choose from the full selection of  ROMWalks (PDF). The cost is $10 per person with a minimum of 10 people. Call 416.586.8097 for more information about arranging a private group walk.

ROMWalks is organized by the Royal Ontario Museum’s Department of Museum Volunteers to provide support for the Museum.

Upcoming Dates

Sunday, September 23, 2018 | 14:00 - 15:30

Discover the rich history of the Danforth, which includes beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Music Hall and former Nickelodeon. Learn about the Playters, an early and influential family.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 | 14:00 - 16:00

While exploring the landmark religious buildings along Church and Bond Streets, including the recently restored St. Michael’s Cathedral, learn about the role the church played in the social development of the city and Upper Canada.

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Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 14:00 - 15:30

Explore the oldest operating cemetery in Toronto, including the chapel of 
St. James-the-Less, a national historic site, and the burial plots of the notable and notorious residents who had an impact on our city, province and country.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018 | 13:00 - 14:30

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited.

An introduction to Toronto's first planned suburb for professional and upper middle class residents with unique Toronto architecture from the 1800s to the 21st century.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018 | 14:00 - 15:30

Discover the transformation from early farms of the 18th and 19th century into the centre of North York, prior to the amalgamation of Toronto. Experience the tranquility, history and residents of York Cemetery.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 14:00 - 15:30

Wander through what was once the old Jewish Market, past late Victorian buildings and onto the campus of the University of Toronto. Memories of times past mix with the modern life of condos, restaurants and music.

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Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 14:00 - 15:30

Discover the rich history of the Danforth, which includes beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Music Hall and former Nickelodeon. Learn about the Playters, an early and influential family.

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Contact

For FREE ROMWalks

416.586.8097 - Monday to Saturday, between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm
romwalks@rom.on.ca

 

For ROM MEMBER Exclusive ROMWalks

416.586.5700

membership@rom.on.ca

 

For PRIVATE GROUP ROMWalks
416.586.8097 - Monday to Saturday, between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm
romwalks@rom.on.ca

 

For ROMWalks PLUS

416.586.5797

programs@rom.on.ca

 


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