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.
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- Grand-Reopening 2010
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- The new lantern (445 Kb PDF)
- Blue whale (600 Kb PDF)
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- Quick facts about the museum (224 Kb PDF)
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The Museum is a partner at Glowfair, supporting the unique art of Stefan Thompson in The Enchanted Forest installation.
Science by Night on May 21 offers a jam-packed evening of activities, with opportunities to see things not usually on display, chat with experts and get behind-the-scene insights.