Royal Ontario Museum

Type: Museum

This Museum is among the world’s leading museums of natural history and world cultures. It explores various historical subject matters including Aboriginal history, cultural history, natural history, science, technology and the environment, military history, medieval history, Canadian history and the history of world civilizations. It is the ROM’s mission to engage the public in exploration of cultural change and to serve as an advocate for science in the study of nature.


Conservation / Preservation:


This museum houses more than 6 million artefacts and other objects documenting natural and human history from prehistoric times to the present.

Public Programming:


The ROM offers a variety of changing and permanent exhibits. Explore an array of themed galleries throughout the museum, spanning the themes of world cultures, medieval history, Aboriginal history, natural history, Canadian history, science and technology, archaeology, and military history.


This museum offers many tours catering to a variety of age groups and educational level.


Online Virtual Exhibits including The Burgess Shale and Tuugaaq – Ivory.


Lectures, courses, Trips/walks, traveling educational kits, online activities, family programming, school visits.

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:

The Museum does not have a formal internship program. From time to time, departments may entertain internship requests. Please send an e-mail to indicating your area of interest, your postsecondary institution and your program of studies.

Address & Contact Information:

Visitor Services Department
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2C6

Phone: 416.586.8000

Hours of Operation:

Switchboard: Daily from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Key Words: archaeology, culture