Please allow about two to three hours for a reasonably complete visit of the Museum.

A museum staff member at the reception desk.


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.


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

Monday, May 23 (Victoria Day).

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.


A gallery in the museum.

Come Visit Your Museum!


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

Model of a Triceratops skull.

Nature Boutique

Shop at the Museum

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


  • 10 am – 5 pm
  • Thursdays: 10 am – 8 pm
  • Closed most Mondays.
  • Exceptions (museum hours).
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.