The Royal Ontario Museum
Founded in 1912 and opened its doors to public in 1914, The Royal Ontario Museum works in collaboration with University of Toronto since its inception. The museum became a major hit with its Michael Lee-Chin Crystal extension wing that opened up in 2007. The building, resembling a giant splashing crystal, is a design by the famous architect Daniel Libeskind chosen among the 50 finalists.
Its collection includes topics such as world cultures and natural history, prominent examples of dinosaurs, meteor and fossil artifacts, along with pieces from African art, the history of Europe and Canada. One of the biggest museums in North america, The Royal Ontario Museum hosts over one million visitors yearly.