The Royal Ontario Museum is running special March Break activities from March 12th to 20th from 11am to 4pm. ROM will also be open with extended evening hours and discounted admission from 4:30pm to 8:30pm from March 12th to the 19th. There are many daily programs and hand-on activities that are free with general admission that is fun for everyone in the family. Join the fun by travelling back in time and discovering at the ROM this March Break.March Break Activities
March 12–20: pop-up performances through the day; scheduled scenes 1:30, 3 Portrait of Galileo by Justus Sustermans.
Are you an adventurous type who loves the great outdoors as well as the art of the deal? Then the job of a coureur de bois would have been perfect for you! Meet one of these entrepreneurial woodsmen and hear about Samuel de Champlain and the life of an explorer.
Curious Cambrian Creatures: Stranger than fiction, these odd animals that met their end over half a billion years ago are brought to life by ROM research and Parks Canada March 12-20. Meet curator Jean-Bernard Caron March 17, 18, drop-in 2-3, and keep your eyes open for Parka, who loves to explore Canada’s National Parks!
Myths and Monsters: Learn about the gods and goddesses, heroes, heroines and monsters that inspired Shakespeare's tales. March 14-18. Meet curator Paul Denis March 14-18, drop-in 2-3.
Two ships left England in 1845. They never returned. Learn about the mysteries surrounding the Franklin Expedition, ring a replica of the HMS Erebus' bell, and more! March 14–20
Hunt for mysterious items that will transport you back in time! Is it a cooking pot or a chamber pot? Sewing needle or lice picker? Make your best guess and choose your own adventures as you explore the ROM’s permanent collections.
Join Bird Studies Canada in this citizen science project and hunt for nests and eggs. March 15, 17, 18 Tour the skies with the Dunlap Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics. March 14, 19, 20: drop-in 12-2; March 15, 17: drop-in 1-3; March 18: drop-in 11-1
The Science Ninjas don’t have a time machine, but they've built the next best thing: a camera obscura! Step in and explore the historic origins of modern photography, while playing with the fantastic physics of light. March 16-20
See T. rex come alive with augmented reality - and share it with #ROMtrex!
Design your own paper bag puppets in the likeness of your favourite explorer or Shakespearean character. Then, take to the stage with your fellow puppeteers!
Ojo de Dios (A God’s Eye): Design and weave your very own magical object, following a tradition handed down for centuries.
Hamlet…a puppet epic! Poison, schemes, and plotting puppets! 11:30, 1:30
Nature has enchanted artists throughout history! See art in action with VIBE Arts.
Edible Masterpieces: Drop in for a delicious culinary experience decorating cookies. Space is limited–first come, first served. Drop-in 12–2
ROM is offering Family Memberships for $113 compared to the regular price of $149 until March 31st. Take advantage of this offer, and explore the ROM whenever you want, as the membership allows for unlimited entry, and more.
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