Thursday, December 13, 2012

Royal Ontario Museum

Birds on display
Jars with Specimens
Owl specimen
Earth's Treasures Gallery
Earth's Treasures Gallery
Earth's Treasures Gallery
Earth's Treasures Gallery
Earth's Treasures Gallery
First Nations of the Great Lakes Exhibit
First Nations of the Great Lakes Exhibit
First Nations of the Great Lakes Exhibit
First Nations of the Great Lakes Exhibit
First Nations of the Great Lakes Exhibit
First Nations of the Great Lakes Exhibit
I absolutely L-O-V-E visiting Natural History Museums!
Margie and I spent a lovely morning last week strolling around the ROM.
We saw beautiful bird specimens, mammals, amazing rocks & minerals
and we both had a quite a bit of a Stendhal moment at the  

35 Lovely Comments:

Blogger majana said...

absolutely beautiful! I love visiting museums too, very beautiful pictures :)

12/13/2012 11:58 AM  
Anonymous Rupa said...

I was there this past summer and I just LOVED the ROM! I didn't know how humongous it was and how beautifully curated it is. Planning to go back again some time. Your pics are just amazing!

12/13/2012 12:25 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

Do happy we saw that together

12/13/2012 12:25 PM  
Blogger Darja Charapova said...

woww amazing pictures, so inspiring!

12/13/2012 12:31 PM  
Blogger Chianne Hood said...

All the pictures you took are lovely! Visiting museums is always a lot of fun!

12/13/2012 12:36 PM  
Anonymous Sue SMith said...

I really enjoy how you 'see' things - your pictures and perspectives are wonderful! So many people miss the simple wonders.

12/13/2012 12:45 PM  
Blogger Line Katrin said...

Ooooh! This is just so great. Wish I had been there with pen and paper. Great inspiration. Wish you a happy Christmas. Take care:)

12/13/2012 12:57 PM  
Blogger Nadia said...

The pics from Margie of the beadworks were very beautiful! Nice pictures! Love the bright colours.

12/13/2012 1:05 PM  
Blogger Jen Carlisle said...

Thank you for posting those... they are BEAUTIFUL!

12/13/2012 1:24 PM  
Blogger ariadne said...

I love Natural History Museums too and now I want to go stitching and beading!AriadnefromGreece!

12/13/2012 1:33 PM  
Anonymous Leah said...

I love these images. They're so crisp and elegant -- they're like the pineapple salsa of photographs. I wish I could see this place in person!

12/13/2012 1:50 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

Absolutely gorgeous pictures!


12/13/2012 3:07 PM  
Blogger Annarack said...

WOW!! I think I love just about everything here, especially the rock and coral specimens and the face on animals.

12/13/2012 3:51 PM  
Blogger Lynn said...

Thank you for sharing these. I love the three noses!

12/13/2012 6:53 PM  
Blogger bc said...

I had Stendhal syndrome in Taos and Santa Fe! Joked about it with friends later and they were all 'wha?'
Next year add the tiny perfect Textile Museum to your Toronto list, guarantee you will love it.

12/13/2012 6:58 PM  
Blogger RZY said...

Love this post. The first pic is of my favourite place in the city.

Greetings from Hogtown!

12/13/2012 8:01 PM  
Blogger peacework projects said...

amazing. love the coral.

12/13/2012 8:56 PM  
Anonymous Emily said...

Your photos are beautiful! I *love* this sort of museum.

12/13/2012 11:52 PM  
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12/14/2012 12:24 AM  
Blogger Dominika said...

So lovely shots! Almost like I have been there... :)

12/14/2012 2:45 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maravilloso e inspirador.
Un saludo desde España
Beatriz (Murcia)

12/14/2012 3:37 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

I love visiting the ROM as well. Your pictures are beautiful

12/14/2012 7:20 AM  
Blogger Lisa at lil fish studios said...

So, so beautiful.

12/14/2012 2:43 PM  
Blogger Sunshine Mama said...

Looks like the perfect place to go and be inspired!

12/14/2012 4:03 PM  
Blogger jennycute said...

Woah... your close ups are really beautiful! Love the gems...

12/14/2012 5:34 PM  
Blogger nicole said...

Beautiful! Next time you'll have to come and visit my natural history museum!

12/15/2012 3:50 AM  
Blogger Fábio Carvalho said...

GORGEOUS pictures! CONGRATS and thak you for sharing them.

12/17/2012 2:04 AM  
OpenID krisatlarge said...

I love what your eye picked up in your trip - and the birds! SO many of them! Really nice photos - you inspire me to do better!

12/17/2012 6:01 PM  
Blogger Allisunny S. said...

I just about passed out at your picture of Clay Canyon Variscite: such a rare and special stone!! xoxo

12/18/2012 10:44 AM  
Anonymous Fashion said...

nice pictures, i like it very much and its really looking beautiful, appreciated

12/27/2012 1:21 AM  
Blogger Liz said...

Gennine, if you ever find yourself in Providence, Rhode Island, you must go to the Edna Lawrence Nature Lab. It's INCREDIBLE. Set aside at least a couple of hours :)

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awesome collections

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