Activities & Resources

Find resources to help you engage with the ROM’s collections before, during, and after your museum visit. 

Whether you’re visiting with a school group, researching a project, or looking for fun games and activities to enjoy, there’s something here for everyone! 

We love to see how you make connections between the museum and your classroom curriculum. Share students' work, questions, projects, and museum visits with us #ROMLearning.

photo of a viking ship on a stormy lake in front of the Toronto skyline

Explore Vikings: The Exhibition to discover the truth about life in the Viking Age.

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
photo of cases full of clothing

Take a virtual walk through the Gallery of Textiles and Costume

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
photo of ice age mammal skeletons

Explore the Ice Age in a virtual tour of the Gallery of the Age of Mammals

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 0-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
photo of cases of Byzantine objects

Discover the treasures of Byzantium in a virtual walk through the gallery

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
Photo of cases full of taxidermy animals.

Take a virtual walk around the world in Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 0-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
photo of a stegosaurus skeleton

Discover dinosaurs in a virtual walk through the ROM

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 0-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a phone displays a dating app with a picture of a trilobite

Find your match in the Cambrian dating pool

  • Grades 6 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a picture of a trilobite with the title "Cambrian Creatures"

Assemble Cambrian creatures to see what makes them tick

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
 colourful arms pull an organism through water

Will you be the last one standing?

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
two red creatures float against a blue background

Journey through billions of years of evolution

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
fish swim in a coral reef aquarium

Dive into the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity and explore life beneath the waves

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a man and a cartoon turtle stand in front of a statue of Aphrodite

Learn more about the museum's PokéStops!

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 0-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a drawing of a young person walking toward the museum doors

Download the MagnusCards app to access guides about visiting the ROM and touring the Dinosaur Gallery

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
Image of "Migration", acrylic painting by Norval Morrisseau

A timeline of Canadian history told with ROM objects and collections through Indigenous and Western perspectives

  • Grades 3 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
ancient organisms swim in an ocean

Discover some of the earliest, most unusual forms of life on Earth found in this Canadian World Heritage Site

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
photo of an entelodont skull

Explore the ROM's vast collections and learn more about selected objects and specimens

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
curiosity quest gameplay screen

Command the Curiosity rover and see what you discover

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
e.r.f. gameplay

Defend the Erf from incoming asteroids

  • Grades 6 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a round cartoon astronaut beneath the Astro-Miners title

Blast through the asteroid and be the first to grab the minerals

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
pluto's revenge title screen

Pluto is determined to prove itself a planet! But can it?

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
robots hunt for rocks on mars

ERROR: Rovers gone rogue! Collect rocks on Mars and keep them away from the astronaut!

  • Grades 3 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a woman stands next to a large digital dragon

Uncover the mysteries of some of the ROM's most magical stories

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a family examines a large aquarium

Travel the museum to discover more about the ROM's most popular objects

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
an animated hawk and owl fight over a squirrel

A battle between mighty birds of prey

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
two girls stand at a glowing table

Discover how your choices affect the world around the mine.

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a rhinoceros at the entrance to the biodiversity gallery

Explore nature, answer challenges, and collect rewards!

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
coloured blocks form a pyramid

Build your pyramid to the sun, but watch out for Sekhmet!

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages
coloured blocks approach a square with coloured sides

Eat. Grow. Mutate. Evolve.

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
an animated dodo stands on a green field surrounded by rats

Avoid the rats to escape extinction!

  • Grades 2 - 8
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14
an animated character stands on a tree branch to avoid a komodo dragon

Help the townsfolk find their lost eggs without being eaten first

  • Grades 2 - 10
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
a dinosaur surrounded by sparkles

Help Professor Rex assemble a skeleton for the museum

  • Grades 1 - 6
  • Ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14
Screenshot from Relic Ravage

Fight in the past to discover treasures in the future

  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Ages 8-10
Kids sitting in front of a dinosaur at the ROM

Discover dinosaurs unearthed by the ROM

  • Grades 1 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
Students and a teacher examine a case of objects from Africa

Discover the stories that art and objects tell about the people connected to them

  • Grades 6 - 12
  • Ages 11-14, 14+
a shark overhead in the Schad gallery

Use predator-prey games to understand why ecosystems need predators

  • Grades 4 - 8
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14
A hammerhead shark preys on rays

Use predator-prey games to understand how predators shape ecosystems

  • Grades 4 - 8
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14
photo of a lynx standing in a forest

Discover the world's most striking wildlife photos!

  • Grades 4 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
two finished court robes

Learn the symbols in a Chinese Imperial robe by creating your own court fashion

  • Grades 1 - 6
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14
two sample court hats made by students doing the activity

Discover what a Chinese court hat tells you about its owner by creating your own

  • Grades 1 - 6
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14
a girl holds a paper showing the name "Charlotte" in hieroglyphs

Learn to write your name like ancient Egyptian royalty

  • Grades 3 - 12
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14, 14+
the entrance to the Chinese galleries

Examine the objects used by common people, nobility, and royalty to discover more about China's vast history

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
A class sits beneath a long-necked dinosaur

Discover fossil clues from that help us understand how dinosaurs lived millions of years ago

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
A visitor examines a mineral specimen

Discover the treasures from the Earth we use every day, from the ordinary to the extraordinary!

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
Entrance to the Schad gallery

Discover the amazing and diverse adaptations that help living things survive and thrive

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
View of Egypt gallery from the entrance

Investigate the lives of the Ancient Egyptians

  • Grades 2 - 12
  • Ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 14+
A mummy lying on a red surface

Create a mini-mummy case to learn how ancient Egyptians planned for the afterlife

  • Grades 3 - 8
  • Ages 8-10, 11-14