- Family Fun
Visit the Museum
Bring the whole family to rediscover our fully renovated museum and new galleries.
What to See and Do
Check out What's On for all the events, educational activities and HD movies happening during your visit. Activities for children younger than 13 have been specially identified.
Care for birds, dive down into the depths at the helm of a research submersible or dress up as a bear... Don't miss our gallery play areas when Visiting with Kids.
Our Exhibitions presents our special exhibitions and our galleries.
Hours, Admission, Services and More
Everything you need to plan your visit:
Be sure to stop at our Nature Boutique for a vast selection of games, books and nature-related souvenirs.
The museum offers birthday parties that are full of wonderful activities for children aged four to eight. More information.
The Canadian Museum of Nature provides a host of information, images, interactives and videos on Our Web Sites about Nature.
Homework and School Projects
Some of our sites are particularly helpful for your school research projects. Here are just a few:
- Natural History Notebooks features illustrated facts about more than 250 animal species
- Diving In offers a flood of questions on water and aquatic ecosystems that tackle surprising subjects
- Puijila: A Prehistoric Walking Seal—the evolutionary story of seals is rewritten by a new fossil discovered in the Arctic.
- Sila: Clue in to Climate Change introduces you to Morgan and Ryan, who are your guides to understanding the impact of climate change on the Arctic.
What's Your Passion?
Collectors will love Our Amazing Treasures.
Amateur gardeners and conservationists, Native Plant Crossroads is for you.
Interested in ornithology? Check out our Bird Gallery Interactives.
Mad about science? Keep abreast of our scientists' research on the following web sites:
Multimedia and Social Networks
The museum participates in several social networks. Find out more from our blogs, videos, podcasts and more.
Our Gallery Interactives
Get online access to the interactives presented in the museum galleries.
Our Web Sites
Our sites feature a number of games, 3D models and crafts.