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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!

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!

Sunday, October 28, 2018, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Spend the day exploring the common spiders of Ontario with Tom Mason, retired curator of invertebrates at the Toronto Zoo. In this hands-on workshop participants will become acquainted with some of the 832 species of known spiders in Ontario.

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!

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Guided by professional photographer Brett Forsyth, explore techniques in macro photography in this full day, hands-on workshop. Inspired by the exhibition Spiders: Fear & Fascination, spend the day practicing techniques associated with extreme close-ups using ROM collections

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Mark Peck is a technician in the Department of Natural History, and oversees the ornithology collection.

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.


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.