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Royal Ontario Museum

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Address: 100 Queen's Pk | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-586-8000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is among the world’s leading museums of...

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is among the world’s leading museums of natural history and world cultures. In combining a universal museum of cultures with that of natural history, the ROM offers an unusual breadth of experience to our audiences from around the world. We realize more acutely now that nature and humanity are intertwined, and the ROM offers many examples in its collections and programs of these fundamental relationships.

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The Chihuly exhibit at the ROM. The only word that says it all is WOW! These were the most fabulous works of art I have ever seen. The only way is to see them so as to believe... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Chihuly exhibit at the ROM. The only word that says it all is WOW! These were the most fabulous works of art I have ever seen. The only way is to see them so as to believe. They different displays had me in awe. The colours were just unbelievable. The structures some hanging, some standing, some lying on the... More 

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toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ROM is located on the corner of the scenic University of Toronto campus and fashionable shopping on Bloor street and Yorkville, the ROM provides several galleries of really interesting historical exhibits, with the opportunity for also visiting scenic activities nearby. My only peeve is the obnoxious new addition on the Bloor street side of ultra modern, cold glass and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful piece of architecture and Toronto landmark. This museum has been and continues to be a part of my life from childhood until now. I've been many times but, continue to always find something new to learn about. This is a great place to take children because of the enormous collection of dinosaur bones. They are mounted throughout the... More 

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ROMtoronto, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Ontario Museum, responded to this review

Dear Simeon, Pleased to hear you still enjoy your visit(s) to the museum. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Sincerely, Olivia More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum is wonderful because is large and you can spend time there. Split a good time to visit the museum and go to the store. In February on Tuesday after 6:00 PM is free the visit, you can check this is working yet. You can use the CityPass too.

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ROMtoronto, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Ontario Museum, responded to this review

Dear Anissa, Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum. Just to confirm, we actually do not have any free days. Our hours of operation is from 10-5:30pm every day. Should you visit again, I recommend checking our website to confirm our hours as they are subject to change. Thank you for taking the time to leave us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We started with the ROM "Highlights Tour" that went by very fast about 45 minutes of globetrotting around to different cultural settings. Ultimately our 3 boys were most impressed with the Dino's but the totem poles were a real spectacle and the story of how they were included into the museum was a nice touch. The section on the natives... More 

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ROMtoronto, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Ontario Museum, responded to this review

Dear Dave, So happy to hear you and your family enjoyed a full day at the museum! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Sincerely, Olivia More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The best museum in Toronto fairly recently revamped with a new "crystal" facade and higher admission pricetag. Bottom and top floors cover social history (Asia on the bottom floor and Europe and middle east on the top) fantastic dino exhibits on the middle floor very nicely laid out with lots of fossil mammals too. Lots for kids to do and... More 

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ROMtoronto, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Ontario Museum, responded to this review

Dear Tim, Happy to hear you enjoyed your time spent at the museum and the diversity of our collections. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Sincerely, Olivia More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ROM is a must see for sure, I have been a number of times and it is always cool. Always lots to see and do.

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ROMtoronto, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Ontario Museum, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit(s) to the museum. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Sincerely, Olivia More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a cold day waiting for the Santa Parade. The many exhibits are varied and well done. The gems were stunning, spend quite a bit of time admiring all the beauty. The life in crisis was well done. Bat cave fun for kids. Chinese temple art, gallery of birds.The Canadian totem pole was something like I ave ever seen.... More 

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ROMtoronto, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Ontario Museum, responded to this review

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum and the diversity of our collections. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Sincerely, Olivia More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Liebeskind addition truly adds to the existing older buildings of theis natural history museum. The present show on glass by Chiluly is fantastic and its a Busy place full of visitors, children etc.

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ROMtoronto, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Ontario Museum, responded to this review

Dear Victoria, Pleased to hear you enjoyed our bright & beautiful Chihuly exhibit. The Libeskind addition is always a conversation starter! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Sincerely, Olivia More 

Brantford, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breathtaking , beautiful exhibit, can't be missed on your trip to Toronto , have seenit few times now and it will not be the last time , there is always something new to see at the ROM

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ROMtoronto, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Ontario Museum, responded to this review

Dear Yolanda, Delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit(s) to the museum and our stunning Chihuly exhibition. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Sincerely, Olivia More 

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