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

Finalists Announced

Nature Inspiration Awards

Meet the 17 finalists for this new award and learn about their extraordinary achievements.

A storage case containing three nails.

Franklin-Expedition Artefacts

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.).

New Season!

Launch: Sept. 26

Don't miss the return of our fun Nature Nocturne evenings. With a little chemistry, magic can happen!

An autumn-assortment of nuts and fruit.

Brunch: Thanksgiving

Sunday, October 12

Enjoy! Combine good food and interesting discoveries through our series of special brunches.

A man seated behind a table presents dinosaur fossils to some adults and children.

Open House: Our Collections

Gatineau—October 18

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

A girl looks at a specimen preserved in a jar.

Nature School Programs

Reserve Now!

Our new workshops, 3D movies and world-class galleries offer an unforgettable experience to your students.

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