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Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

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#1 of 2,205 in Museums in Canada
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Appreciate edgy art and science at Royal Ontario Museum, Canada's largest museum. Thanks to its strong ties to the University of Toronto, the museum offers informative and up-to-date exhibits on everything from dinosaurs to modern fashion trends. It also houses an extensive collection of artworks from around the globe. Admire the museum's bold exterior, which features striking crystalline features contrasted with the building's original facade. Take a tour of the museum to get the full story behind the pieces on display. To visit Royal Ontario Museum on your trip to Toronto, use our Toronto online tour itinerary maker.
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  • This is one of my favorite attractions in Toronto. It has an unbelievable collection of Asian culture, especially Chinese. I was also amazed by the dinosaur fossils exhibition. By far one of the best....  more »
  • The museum has great collections, but some of the permanent displays are out of date and poorly maintained. For example, in the Egypt area, the back corner is poorly lit and lacking signage. Where.....  more »
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  • A building full of history and treasures. A great place to spend the day. So much too see . New limited time exhibits just add to the fun and keep you coming back. Have attended twice now their Friday Night Live events which is spectacular! For what you pay it’s worth it. Select exhibits are open for you meander through ... special live performances based on the theme of the night. Second floor is the dance floor area giving it a club vibe. Food vendors .. and bars .. No dress code really ... some come in jeans while others dress up more. Great vibes!
  • This museum is definitely one of the must-see places in Toronto. The good news is that the third Tuesday of every month in Winter, it's free to public. It's just a couple of steps away from Museum subway station. The sections in the museum are mind blowing if you are a history person. The fossils and paleontology section is incredible. By the way, there are sections pertaining to all continents and important historic places and eras.

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