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

A museum staff member at the reception desk.

Admission

Adult $13.50
Student $11.50
Senior $11.50
Child $9.50
Tiny Tot Free
Member Free

Taxes are not included.

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View of the front doors.

Summer Hours

  • 9 am – 6 pm
  • Thursdays, Fridays:
    9 am – 8 pm

Note: Regular hours resume on September 6.

More about hours.

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.

More directions.

Parking.

A gallery in the museum.

Come Visit Your Museum!

Video

Find out what awaits you at your natural-science museum!

Model of a Triceratops skull.

Nature Boutique

Shop at the Museum

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

Hours

  • 9:30 am – 6 pm
  • Thursdays, Fridays:
    10 am – 8 pm
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.