Both minions were excited to be greeted by Cornelius, the ROM's Dino Mascot
Enjoying the blur of the last weekend of the Douglas Coupland
Trying to behave while we rushed through the Coupland exhibit
Some of the social commentary tiles courtesy of Mr. Coupland.
Jack the Knight
The minions practiced their paleontology skills, but soon abandoned because they didn't like the mandatory goggles. This is something I would have loved as a little kid, because one of my life ambitions as a child was to become a paleontologist. Unfortunately, Ross Gellar and/or my inability to thrive in math and science ruined that dream for me.....I'm just going to blame it on Ross!
Jackie finally agrees to wear a costume though he kept telling us he was a dragon, not a dinosaur, and roaring at other kids. We had to make him stop when he made another toddler cry (he's a pretty convincing dragon!)
Overall I would say it was a win because the kids had so much fun, but I'd argue the focus was on what they wanted to do, not the adults. We cautiously approached the bat cave, wondering if either Molly or Jack would be scared. They seemed fairly indifferent. When I asked Molly what her favourite part was, she told me that it was the blue and white sprinkle donut she enjoyed at Tim Hortons after the museum. Jack said he liked the urinals in the washroom at the museum best, because they have a big, loud flush and the pipes rattle. I guess it's a good thing we have a family membership! General admission is free for children under four, $9 for kids 4-12 and $12.50 per adult.
To read about the minions thinking Douglas Coupland is their father click here.