Two polar bears (Ursus maritimus).

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Upcoming

Brain: The Inside Story.

Brain: The Inside Story

May 18 – September 3, 2018

Explore the complexity of this remarkable organ through imaginative art, vivid brain-scan imaging and dynamic interactive exhibits for all ages.

Art of the Plant.

Art of the Plant

May 10 – October 14

Discover botanical art in this exhibition featuring drawings of native plants from across Canada.

Current

Northern Voices Gallery.

Northern Voices Gallery

Experience Inuinnauyugut: We Are Inuinnait, the inaugural exhibition of the Northern Voices Gallery.

Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year.

Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year

Last Chance! Closes May 3

Admire the magnificent photographs from this annual competition.

Permanent Galleries

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery.

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery

Explore Canada's mysterious, vulnerable and unique Arctic in the Canada Goose Arctic Gallery.

Fossil Gallery.

Fossil Gallery

Travel back to end of the age of dinosaurs, their extinction, and the beginning of the age of mammals in the Fossil Gallery.

Water Gallery.

Water Gallery

Discover the amazing diversity of life on our blue planet in the Water Gallery. See a real whale skeleton!

Earth Gallery.

Earth Gallery

Discover the richness and origins of the Earth through interactive activities and fascinating specimens.

Nature Live.

Nature Live

Live insects, other invertebrates (and more) and science activities in the Nature Live zone.

Mammal Gallery.

Mammal Gallery

See Canadian mammals in our beautiful dioramas and discover the animals' amazing adaptability.

Bird Gallery.

Bird Gallery

The birds have migrated to the third floor! See them in their new nesting spot.

 

Past Exhibitions

Exhibitions presented at the museum in previous years. 

Butterflies in Flight.

Butterflies in Flight

Returning Fall 2018