The museum is closed until further notice

The museum is closed until further notice because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

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Museum Closed

The museum is closed temporarily because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

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Winterlude Virtual Celebration

February 5–20

Enjoy the pleasures of winter from the comfort of your own home with these nature-inspired activities.

Colourful flames arising from a match strike.

Join Us for Ignite!

February 3: Free

"Enlighten us, but make it quick!" This year, this fun, fast-paced evening will be held online. Attend flash presentations by museum experts and ask them your questions!

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Explore Nature


Discover a wide variety of fun and interesting things that you can do to enjoy nature at home—or anywhere.

Snowflakes on a snowy background.

Snowflake Extravaganza

Let It Snow!

Create your own unique digital and paper snowflakes and invite the beauty of winter into your home… without the cold!

A mineral specimen and a video camera.

Virtual School Workshops


Connect your classroom online with museum educators! Explore natural history in a fun and interactive way that is also linked to your curriculum.

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