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
- Grand-Reopening 2010
- Our permanent galleries (391 Kb PDF)
- The new lantern (445 Kb PDF)
- Blue whale (600 Kb PDF)
- Hours, admissions, parking, location
- Quick facts about the museum (224 Kb PDF)
Senior Media Relations Officer
Director, Marketing and Media Relations
News from the Museum
The Museum's BlogSee all posts »
- In Search of the Elusive Canada Lynx
On the go for 3000 km! Follow the summer biology research trip of one of the museum's curators.
- Bioluminescence: The World of Gollum and Glow-Worms
A fairy cave or the refuge of a monstrous creature? Discover the world of glow-worms.
New ArticlesSee all news »
Hunting for fossils, diving for mussels, tracking the lynx and scouting for rare species are some of the research adventures awaiting Canadian Museum of Nature scientists this summer. Read more about their upcoming fieldwork in different areas of the country.
The Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN) has been putting a cornucopia of natural treasures on the road for four decades.