A polar bear (Ursus maritimus) lying amid purple flowers.

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery

New Permanent Gallery

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

Woman holding a video camera captures five children playing on rocky beach with ice in background.

Northern Voices Gallery


Experience Inuinnauyugut: We are Inuinnait the inaugural exhibit of the Northern Voices Gallery.

Four children laying down on the ground.

Voices from Nunavut

Video Exhibition

August 30 – October 22

Experience Nunavut through the eyes of the territory's students in this original video exhibition.

A group of people stand on ship's deck at bow looking out at Arctic horizon

Explore Canada's Three Coasts

Canada C3

Join the Canada C3 team on their expedition to explore our three coasts for Canada 150.

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

Finalists 2017

Nature Inspiration Awards

Find out about the finalists and their extraordinary achievements.

A man, woman and two children look at insect specimens in a case on a table.

Open House: Our Collections

Gatineau—October 14

Discover the millions of specimens housed in our Gatineau campus, as well as the research activities that take place there.