Where better to get natural-science story ideas than the Canadian Museum of Nature?
The museum is Canada's national natural history museum, with roots dating back more than 150 years. With numerous specialists on staff, the museum is renowned in the scientific community for exciting, break-through research. Many of the treasures in our more than 10-million-specimen collection are one-of-a-kind.
From the cleaning and mounting of a blue whale skeleton, to the discovery of a new genus of fossil carnivore, we have many exciting stories to tell.
- Development of the west-side property
- The new lantern (445 Kb PDF)
- Blue whale (600 Kb PDF)
- Hours, admissions, parking, location
- Quick facts about the museum (224 Kb PDF)
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A museum volunteer with a passion for travel took advantage of a trip to Ireland to advance scientific research on diatoms.
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Botanist Paul Sokoloff had fun exploring real-world inspirations behind some virtual plants in role-playing games such as Elder Scrolls: Skyrim and Fallout: New Vegas.
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The Museum is a partner at Glowfair, supporting the unique art of Stefan Thompson in The Enchanted Forest installation.