Amongst the best museums in Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto showcases exhibits on nature, culture and art from around the world for truly captivating visitor experiences.
Planning a Visit
This attraction is located close to Queen’s Park and within easy reach of properties like Pan Pacific Toronto. You can take a taxi to get there, while the nearest subway stop is St. George Station; buses on the 142 routes also stop at nearby Queen’s Park. Do check the official site (https://www.rom.on.ca/) for updated information on museum access.
Located close to both budget and 5-star hotels in Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum is the country’s largest museum and offers insights into the world we live in. Spread across 40 galleries and exhibition spaces, the museum’s collections feature cultural objects, artworks and natural history specimens that total a whopping 13 million!
History and Art
History lovers and art enthusiasts have much to enjoy here including the Eaton Gallery of Rome with Canada’s largest Roman artefact collection. Also of note are the Galleries of Africa that cover Nubian and Egyptian civilizations, Wirth Gallery of the Middle East and the Matthews Family Court of Chinese Sculpture covering various mediums.
Kids are bound to love the galleries that focus on the Age of Dinosaurs complete with fossil dinosaur skeletons of a Barosaurus and T-Rex. Not to be missed are the Reed Gallery of the Age of Mammals with its giant ground sloth, saber-toothed cat and mastodon (shout out to Ice Age!) and the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity with its interactive elements.