Cool New Cryobank!

Nature Scoop

Go behind the scenes of the new National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada. Watch the video.

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Award of Merit

Landscapes of Canada Gardens

The 2017 Urban Design Awards from the City of Ottawa have honoured the Landscapes of Canada Gardens at the Canadian Museum of Nature with an Award of Merit, Public Places and Civic Spaces.

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The Big 4-0

The Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN) has been putting a cornucopia of natural treasures on the road for four decades.

100 Years of Dinosaurs on Display

The Canadian Museum of Nature's first fossil hall opened in 1913 and the Edmontosaurus dinosaur mount is still on view a century later.

Destination Arctic: 1913

Discover specimens collected 100 years ago in the first scientific expedition to the Canadian Arctic

Behind the Scenes of the Museum's Stellar Whale Collection

Read about the museum's magnificent whale collection, which includes more than 100 catalogued specimens.

Public-Information-Session Summary

The presentation and discussion at a public information session for the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Green Space and Parking at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Information about parking and the west side of the museum grounds.

Ancient Seaway Yields Unique Fossil Discoveries

Twenty years of research unravels the fossil diversity of Canada's ancient marine seaway.

Beginner's Guide to Minerals and Rocks

New rock-and-mineral guide for beginners by museum mineralogist Joel Grice.