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Girls and a birthday cake.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate at the Museum

Give your child—aged four to twelve—an unforgettable birthday party at the Museum!

Planning an event? The Canadian Museum of Nature is the perfect setting. We offer a fusion of historic and modern venues with dramatic backdrops for your special occasion.

Experience history, elegance and a castle-like ambience in our awe-inspiring 100-year-old museum building.

Large or small, private or corporate, we have a variety of different venues to choose from.

We can accommodate receptions for up to 500, banquets for 240, as well as theatre, classroom and conference configurations from 20 people and more.

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A bouquet of tulips.


Ceremony, Reception, Photos

Host some—or all—of your big day in the new spaces of our historic stone building.

Several chocolate parfaits.

Give It a Taste!

Delectable hors d'oeuvres, delicious meals, delightful desserts... Find out about the catering services available for your event at the museum.

The museum entrance at night.


Facility Rentals

Gallery viewing, sound systems, photo shoots: sometimes it's the extras that make your event.

Text: Ottawa Wedding Awards. 2016 Winner Wedding of the Year.

Text: Ottawa Wedding Awards. 2016 Platinum Winner Best Room Décor.