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Visitors interact with museum volunteers and various specimens
Most Saturdays, 11 AM to 4 PM

Come touch some amazing specimens, chat with staff and volunteers, and learn something new about biodiversity!

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Please join our waiting list here.

Calling all dinosaur enthusiasts! Have you ever wondered how dinosaur bones are cleaned and prepared for study? Have you ever dreamed of being part of a dinosaur discovery? Then this workshop is for you!

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join the waiting list here.

Through conquest, brilliance and blood the ancient Romans built an empire that stretched from the Atlantic to Arabia. Join instructor George Hewson for a fascinating introduction into the political, military and economic history of this great civilization, and explore the relevance of its rise and fall to societies today.  

A myriad fishes inhabit the live coral reef acquarium.
Sundays, 11 AM to 1 PM

Meet the person who keeps our coral reef aquarium thriving!

A collection of plush animals resting beneath the dome of the museum's rotunda.
Most Sundays, 11 AM to 3 PM

Come and explore the Museum with our plushy friends!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Annual South Asia Lecture

The Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) in Bangladesh is an international, non-commercial research and exhibition platform for art and architecture related to South Asia. As one of the newest additions to the global art biennale circuit, its impact on the global contemporary art world has skyrocketed since it was founded in 2012. Rejecting the traditional biennale format, DAS re-examines how we think about art in both a regional and international context. Join us for this exclusive conversation with its co-founders Nadia and Rajeeb Samdani and discover how the Summit was conceptualized and realized, and what they imagine for its future.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Explore the natural history of spiders you might find in your basement, backyard, or local forest, and clear up some of the myths about one of the world’s most misunderstood creatures.


Sunday, December 2, 2018, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Celebrate the publication Dior: History and Modernity 1947-1957 with an afternoon of conversation with Dr. Alexandra Palmer.


Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Meet at the ROM, President's Choice School Entrance (South End)

Discover the Scottish influence in early 19th century Ontario while touring two historic homes decorated for the holidays.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Keynote

Join National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry on assignment and into the sea, where his engaging and visual storytelling highlights the problems facing our oceans and illustrates tangible solutions.