Where better to get natural-science story ideas than the Canadian Museum of Nature?
The museum is Canada's national natural history museum, with roots dating back more than 150 years. With numerous specialists on staff, the museum is renowned in the scientific community for exciting, break-through research. Many of the treasures in our more than 14.6 million-specimen collection are one-of-a-kind.
From the cleaning and mounting of a blue whale skeleton, to the discovery of a new genus of fossil carnivore, we have many exciting stories to tell.
- Development of the west-side property
- The new lantern (PDF)
- Blue whale (PDF)
- Hours, admissions, parking, location
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News from the Museum
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- A possible new species almost found — but lost
Brian Coad recounts the tale of a possibly new blind cave fish species that had him hooked, but sadly was lost.
- Champsosaurus: CT scanning reveals its ear openings really were on the bottom of its skull
Carleton University student Thomas Dudgeon gets into the heads of the museum’s Champsosaurus to solve a Cretaceous ear mystery.
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Marine Fishes of Arctic Canada, co-written by fish scientists at the museum, has received the Dartmouth Medal for outstanding reference of the year from the American Library Association.
President and CEO, Meg Beckel, reflects on 2018.