Please allow two to three hours for a reasonably complete visit to the museum.

A museum staff member at the reception desk.

Admission

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Adult $14
Student $12
Senior $12
Child $10
Tiny Tot Free
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View of the front doors.

Hours

  • 9 am – 5 pm
  • Thursdays: 9 am – 8 pm
  • Mondays: closed

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A map.

Getting Here

240 McLeod Street, Ottawa, Ontario
At the corner of McLeod and Metcalfe.

On foot: About 20 minutes (1.4 km) directly south of Parliament Hill.

GPS coordinates: 45° 24.780'N, 75° 41.330'W.

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Parking.

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.

Nature Boutique

Shop at the Museum

Dinosaurs, toys, minerals and more! Discover an exciting selection of souvenirs at the Nature Boutique.

Hours

  • 9:30 am – 5 pm
  • Thursdays: 9:30 am – 8 pm
  • Closed most Mondays.
  • Exceptions (museum hours).
A gallery in the museum.

Come Visit Your Museum!

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