Two polar bears (Ursus maritimus).

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Oct. 7, 2016 – April 8, 2017

Beautiful, deadly and alive! Gain a new appreciation for these misunderstood creatures.

Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year.

Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year

Admire the magnificent photographs from this annual competition.

Permanent Galleries

Fossil Gallery.

Fossil Gallery

Travel back to end of the age of dinosaurs, their extinction, and the beginning of the age of mammals in the Fossil Gallery.

Water Gallery.

Water Gallery

Discover the amazing diversity of life on our blue planet and see a real skeleton of the largest animal in the world in the Water Gallery. (Can you guess what it is?)

Earth Gallery.

Earth Gallery

Discover the richness and origins of the Earth through interactive activities and fascinating specimens.

Nature Live.

Nature Live

Live insects, other invertebrates (and more) and science activities in the Nature Live zone.

Mammal Gallery.

Mammal Gallery

See Canadian mammals in our beautiful dioramas and discover the animals' amazing adaptability.

Bird Gallery.

Bird Gallery

The birds have migrated to the 3rd floor! See them in their new nesting spot.


Stone Wall Gallery.

Stone Wall Gallery

Magnificent images and artworks, changed regularly, ornament the heritage stone walls of the museum's basement.

Past Exhibitions

Exhibitions presented at the museum in previous years.