Looking for a perfect place to spend your free time, which won’t be just hanging around eating junk food? Look no further. FEVER presents to you a tour of the Royal Ontario Museum and its special exhibitions. Guess what is the best part about it?
It’s available almost every day of the month except Mondays and public holidays between 10 am to 5:30 pm.
1. What Is So Special about Royal Ontario Museum?
Royal Ontario Museum, aka ROM, is the largest museum in Canada, as well as one of the most vital cultural institutions in the whole of North America; along with having some stunning outdoor architecture, ROM showcases art, culture as well as nature spanning billions of years.
The museum is known throughout the world for its T-Rex: The Ultimate Predator exhibition and the exhibition is a beautifully crafted presentation of the developmental stages of the dinosaur T-Rex.
It features real-life fossils to life-size replicas of T-Rex.
Another exhibit called the China and Korea Exhibit Space is something that you won’t want to miss. The section has the most artistic and colourful in the whole museum.
You’ll get to have a look at Chinese murals and sculptures ranging from the 12th to 15th century and over 260 artifacts from Korea.
They also have a separate area for exhibiting ancient Chinese architecture which will leave you spellbound.
The Earth’s treasures exhibit features some very rare and precious to see minerals, gems, and even meteorites.
The museum is filled with fossils, of rocks, dinosaurs, humans, birds, and more. There are more sections in the museum specially dedicated to dinosaur fossils.
Rom also has dedicated sections for biodiversity and other species of life, both extinct and living, tracing back millions of years.
They also have thrilling exhibits for kids like The Bat Cave and Hands-on-biodiversity.
Along with all this, ROM features several exhibits that take you through the ancient as well as modern cultures across Europe, South-East Asia, Africa, Egypt, and even ancient-day Rome and Greece with some staggering artworks that you’ll remember for a lifetime.
2. Important Things about Visiting the Royal Ontario Museum
The building of ROM is fully accessible with ramps and elevators. People across all age groups are welcome at the institution.
Children under 4 will get free entry, and other people will be charged according to the specified group they belong to.
The tickets from FEVER allow you to direct entry into ROM without having to wait in any line.
And it gives you access to the special exhibitions which are present (as they are rotating exhibitions in ROM) as well.
The ROM has a couple of cafes available where you can get food at your own cost, because trust us, you’ll need an energy boost.
3. Where to Purchase the Tickets?
Tickets are available on Fever. You need to select the tickets based on the age group you belong to, which can be selected at the time of checkout.
4. Explore the ROM Today
- What: The Royal Ontario Museum.
- When: From Tuesdays to Sundays; only Mondays are closed.
- Where: Royal Ontario Museum at 100 Queen’s Park in Toronto.
- Timings: 10 am to 5:30 pm (closing timings may vary on Friday).