ROM Canada 150


Jul 1, 2017
10:00 AM until 5:30 PM


In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, we’re opening our doors July 1 with free admission to our permanent galleries, live performances, and much more.

Live Performances

Ashley MacIssac 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Wexford Gleeks 12:00-12:30 pm
Zista Arts Society 1:00-1:30 pm
Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto 2:00-2:30 pm
Kouraba World Music Festival - Amara Kante and Friends 3:00-3:30 pm


Birds of Canada: Meet your flying, feathered neighbours with Bird Studies Canada. 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Story Time: Join author Anita Miettunen as she reads from her new book, Big Blue Forever: The Story of Canada's Largest Blue Whale Skeleton
Pedal Power: Think you’ve got muscle? Try out an energy-generating bike from the Canada Museum of Science and Technology.

What to See

Anishinaabeg: Art & Power: Included with General Admission
Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries.

The Family Camera: Included with General Admission
Discover the connections between family, photography, and migration with The Family Camera, an exhibition that explores how family photos shape our sense of self, family, community, and nation. 

Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story: One of the most talked about exhibitions of the year. Come face-to-face with Blue -- a massive 80-foot blue whale skeleton, one of the largest and most-complete blue whale skeletons on display in the world, as well as the first and only real preserved blue whale heart in the world. $10 ticket required for this exhibition only.


FREE admission to the ROM!


View map Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON

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