The Royal Ontario Museum located in Toronto, Canada by reason of its unique exhibits attracts more than one million visitors every year. The Royal Ontario Museum is without any doubt one of the largest museums located in North America. One can enter the museum from the Bloor Street West, in the district of University of Toronto. There is also a subway station attached to the Royal Ontario Museum.
The entrance of the Royal Ontario Museum is exceptional and spectacular. The entrance is called Daniel Libeskind’s “The Crystal”. It was added as a part of renovation in 2007 and envelopes the existing and new building. The crystal clear walls are actually the De-constructivist crystalline form composed of is 25 percent glass and 75 percent aluminium clad supported by a steel frame.
The Royal Ontario Museum was established on 16th of April 1912. There are over 6000 collections exhibited in more than 40 galleries the Royal Ontario Museum. The Royal Ontario Museum has become a great center of research for University of Toronto. The Museum serves to be the largest field research institute of Canada.
The galleries exhibit noteworthy collections of animals including dinosaurs, minerals and meteorites Near Eastern and African art, Art of East Asia, European history, and Canadian history. Another significant exhibit includes 150,000 specimens of fossils from Burgess Shale. The museum also displays a wide-ranging collection of design and fine arts, counting garments, interior, and product design i.e. Art Deco.
The Google rating for The Royal Ontario Museum is 4.5 stars. Most of the tourists recommend a full day to look through the collection of the Museum. The dinosaur’s collection is the most appreciated one. The place is said to have some overpriced food so mostly visitors recommend to enjoy the mind intriguing collection and to eat outside. The place is a heaven for researchers and captivating minds.