Detail of the maquette for a steel sculpture of an iceberg, by Bill Lishman.

Nature Inspiration Awards

Extended deadline: May 4

The museum would like to recognize exceptional contributions to the building of a brighter, sustainable future.

Logo: Nature Nocturne.

Nature Nocturne: The Life Aquatic

Friday, April 28

Go to sea! Heed the sea songs, make waves on the dance floor and get wet in scientific experiments.

A specimen comprising azurite and malachite.

Our Exhibitions

Windows on the natural world:

  • special exhibitions
  • Arctic gallery
  • water gallery
  • Earth gallery
  • mammal gallery
  • bird gallery
  • Nature Live.
A polar bear (Ursus maritimus) lying amid purple flowers.

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery

New Gallery
Opening June 21!

Explore Canada's mysterious, vulnerable and unique Arctic in the Canada Goose Arctic Gallery.

Virtual-Reality Experience

See the Origins of Life

A Canadian premiere! Travel back in time and see the origins of life.

A polar bear (Ursus maritimus).

Become a Member Today

Show the World You Have a Wild Side

Membership allows you to explore Canada's natural history as often as you wish. Spend extra time at the museum—not extra money.