"Something Old, Something New" ROM - Royal Ontario Museum Tip by Tom_Fields

ROM - Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto: 41 reviews and 90 photos

  The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal addition
by Tom_Fields
  • The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal addition - Toronto
      The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal addition
    by Tom_Fields
  • The crowd takes it all in - Toronto
      The crowd takes it all in
    by Tom_Fields

At the time of my visit, Toronto was celebrating the opening of the new Michael Lee-Chin Crystal addition to the Royal Ontario Museum. Designed by Daniel Libeskind, it really stands out. Whether you like it or not, you must give credit for originality.

My companion remarked that it appeared that a spaceship had slammed into the building. They had live bands, speakers, and a vast throng of spectators. Quite a scene.

It was far too crowded to go inside. But it was worth visiting for the incredible sight of an old building with a new one stuck on it. Where else but Toronto would they do that?

Address: 100 Queen's Park
Directions: By TTC: Museum Subway Station. By Car: Drive on Bloor until you reach Avenue Road/Queen's Park. The Museum is on the southwest corner of Bloor Street and Queen's Park.
othercontact: (416) 586-8000
Phone: (416) 586-5549
Website: http://www.rom.on.ca/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 23, 2007
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