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Introduction

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto is Canada's largest museum of natural history and world cultures. There are more than six million exhibits in over 40 galleries. Some of its notable collections are of dinosaurs, Near Eastern and African art, East Asian art, European history and Canadian history.

The ROM is currently hosting special exhibition "Dead Sea Scroll" which is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to see them. The scrolls are on display until 3 January 2010.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Opens on all public holiday except 25 December (Christmas day)

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Cost

General Admission

  • Adult (18 to 64 years): $22
  • Senior (65+ years, with ID): $19
  • Student (15 to 17 years, with ID): $19
  • Child (4 to 14 years): $15
  • Infant (3 years and under): Free
  • Museum Member: Free

Special Promotion

  • Free on Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm; excludes admission for specially ticketed exhibitions.
  • Half-price on Fridays from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm; for general admission only.

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Getting There

The Royal Ontario Museum is located at
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2C6
Canada

By Train

There are two lines serving the area of the museum.

  • Take the Bloor–Danforth subway line to the St. George stop, which is closest to the ROM’s main entrance on Bloor Street West. The St. George stop is fully accessible to wheelchairs.
  • Take the Yonge–University–Spadina subway line to the Museum stop and enter via the President's Choice School Entrance. The Musuem stop is not accessible to wheelchairs.

By Bus

  • Avenue Road Bus #5 south from the Eglinton subway station.
  • Route 142 uses accessible buses and stops at Queen's Park in front of the Weston Wing.

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Eat and Drink

  • Food Studio (Level B1)
  • ROMkids Lunch Room (Level B1)
  • c5 Restaurant Lounge (Level 5)

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