- Extraordinary Arctic
Explore the natural history and natural science of the Arctic through some of our exhibitions, projects and exciting scientific discoveries.
Opening June 21!
Explore Canada's mysterious, vulnerable and unique Arctic in the Canada Goose Arctic Gallery.
With the Public
Museum staff are keen to share information about the Arctic and foster interest in it.
Scientific endeavour at the Canadian Museum of Nature has a strong focus on the Arctic.
Knowledge and Exploration
Expanding our capacity to meet environmental challenges and inspire future scientists with a focus on Canada's Arctic.
Access data on Arctic specimens from the museum's collections. Search now.
Recovered in 1992
See artefacts belonging to the crew and their equipment—found in Canada's Arctic almost 150 years after they perished. Watch the video (3 min. 30 sec.).