Your Trip Is incomplete without a stopover to the Royal Ontario Museum. The Royal Ontario Museum is the most-visited museum in Canada, attracting more than one million visitors every year. Canada’s largest museum that showcasing art, natural history, and world culture.  Royal Ontario Museum is Canada’s largest field-research institution, with research and conservation activities all around the world. Initially, there were five major galleries at the ROM, in the fields of mineralogy, paleontology, archaeology, geology, and zoology.

Specialty Of Royal Ontario Museum!

Well, before landing here, you must know the specialty of the museum. Feeling excited? Let’s explore he beautiful place.

  • Today the Museum exhibits more than 6,000,000 items in 40 galleries.
  • The miscellaneous collections of natural history and world culture contribute to its international reputation.
  • The museum holds an extensive collection of dinosaurs, minerals, and meteorites; Canadian, European, and African historical artifacts.

Know More About Museum!

  • It includes the world’s largest collection of fossils from the Burgess Shale with more than 150,000 specimens.
  • The museum also exhibits a widespread collection of design and fine art, including clothing, interior, and product design, especially Art Deco.
  • To better accommodate more history within its walls, Museum decided to expand. With this extension, now the museum has 100,000 square feet of new exhibition space, with a new entrance and lobby, three new restaurants, and a street-level retail shop.
  • Designed by Studio Daniel Libeskind, the extension of the Museum is identified as the ‘Michael Lee-Chin Crystal’. This extension was officially opened in June of 2007.

History Of Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum was established on 16 April 1912, in joint governance with the Government of Ontario and the University of Toronto. The first addition to the Museum publicly opened on 12 October 1933. This museum became an independent Crown agency of the Government of Ontario. Earlier till 1968, it was under the straight control and management of the University of Toronto.