We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Royal Ontario Museum

Travellers' Choice award winner
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 100 Queen's Park Crescent | At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 416-586-8000
10:00 - 17:30
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

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.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Royal Ontario Museum Ticket
More Info
and up
Toronto CityPass
More Info
and up
Toronto City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 5,460 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2544
  • 1441
    Very good
  • 408
  • 74
  • 30
Amazing for kids

This place is amazing! It's a must see for kids and adults it has the best of both worlds so much to see

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kilkenny, Ireland
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

5,460 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 4,497: English reviews
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We hit the ROM for some culture - It was a good day .. it was quite the maze to get through and the maps were a little convoluted and hard to understand. We took the subway which was easy to get to and from the museum from our hotel. There were numerous artists in the museum which made it... More 

Thank Andrea P
Kilkenny, Ireland
Level Contributor
25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is amazing! It's a must see for kids and adults it has the best of both worlds so much to see

Thank Leeannodonoghue
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a top notch museum! Where ever I travel to I always visit their most notable museum. As such I've been to the Natural History Museum in London, England and the Museum of natural history in NYC. The ROM is located right in Downtown Toronto alongside pretty impressive shops, like Tiffany's Louis Vuitton etc. Really cool and modern building,... More 

Thank noodles2017
Level Contributor
49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here on "family day" they had a lot of things going on for children. There's lots to see and do, it came as part of the Toronto city ticket. Glad we visited, lots of interesting exhibits, plenty of room never felt crowded. We didn't have the time but it would have been easy to spend all day here.

Thank buttonq
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the ROM. Solo - lots to see, nooks and crannies, and you can take the time to do your OWN thing. As a couple, or w friends - yes, always good to have other perspectives, and a few laughs along the way. I do recommend the free tours. With children - definitely, the dinosaurs, the bat cave are... More 

1 Thank Cheryl C
Level Contributor
32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the perfect place for a winter day activity. You can spend hours here touring all the different wings that hold a crazy amount of artifacts. We originally were drawn to this museum because we were told that it has some of the most complete dinosaur skeletons and it did not disappoint. I would definitely pick and choose what... More 

1 Thank Adriana M
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting the Rom recently loved It!! I went with my two young sons aged 8 and 5 kids loved the dinosaur exhibit and Egypt the mummy...the museum Is well planned out there were lots of people there but it is a huge building with exhibits spread out that it never felt too busy. I also likes... More 

Thank Kristen l
Kensington, London
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent interesting museum with very interactive children's area (including dressing up section and Inuit teepee), interesting and informative section about Inuit culture and heritage and lots of the other exhibits and displays you'd expect in a major museum. Something for everyone - highly recommended for families with children or teenagers of any age!

Thank KensingtonLass
Paterson, New Jersey
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I spent 3 hours in the museum and still did not see everything. The museum had several floors and most were fully stocked with artifacts from all over the globe. Each section was vast in information and visuals to entice any reader. Higher levels of the museum had some empty parts but had random other pieces from much older times.... More 

Thank RandomReviewer99
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Loved it....We saw the Wildlife photography exhibit and it was stunning....Breathtaking! The regular exhibits are always pleasing and eye catching. Loved all of the hands on exhibits for the child of any and all ages.

Thank Tracy C

Travellers who viewed Royal Ontario Museum also viewed

Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario

Been to Royal Ontario Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Royal Ontario Museum and other visitors
7 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from Royal Ontario Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Midtown

Neighbourhood Profile
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
Explore this neighbourhood