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

View of the museum entrance.

Museum Closed

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

Green parking sign.

Parking Is Open

Our paid parking lots remain open for use during the museum's temporary closure.

Mammal skeletons.

Virtual Open House

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Enjoy a rare look at our huge research and collections campus in this video series.

A museum employee in front of the Victoria Memorial Museum Building.

Virtual Visits to the Museum

Video Experience

Dinosaurs, exhibitions, history, insights and fun facts all revealed in a series of virtual tours! See all the galleries!

Adults and a child with paper and pencils at a coffee table.


Enjoy Nature at Home

Draw and colour, challenge your vocabulary, make something entertaining or beautiful or useful—which of these widely varied activities will catch your interest?

A rusty can on the ground beside a skull, amid a variety of plants.

Symposium—The Biodiversity Crisis

Thursday, April 22

A virtual science symposium on the ongoing global biodiversity crisis. Free registration.