A blue butterfly.

Butterflies during Nocturne

Special Access

Enter a world of live butterflies—visit the exhibition Butterflies in Flight during Nature Nocturne. Tickets: $5 plus tax; free for members.

A stylized image of people striking a pose at a Nature Nocturne evening.

Bring a Guest for Free

Two Nocturne Vouchers

Adult Plus-One membership: Bring a guest every time you visit the museum. Additional benefits: Vouchers for Nature Nocturne tickets, on-site benefits for your guest. Buy online now.

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Nature Nocturne: White Out

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December 28

  • Event – Themed event for adults: dancing, music, activities, cash bar

Explore galleries after hours, engage your curiosity with amazing activities and enjoy some great music and mingling during Nature Nocturne.

Dress to be cool—all in white for the night.

Dig into snowy nature activities. See how animals survive the cold. Get creative with snowy art. End your night on our hot dance floor.

Exclusive Lounge

Treat yourself to an exclusive evening in La Mezz, our lounge with bottle service:

  • Reserve today: Kayla.Camus@gourmetcuisine.com
  • Each reservation is for a party of eight guests, maximum
  • There is no surcharge for seating reservations; your purchase of one bottle and one food platter from the menu (PDF) will guarantee your reserved seating for the entire evening
  • Space is limited.


  • $25 plus tax
  • Cash bar.

ATM (bank machine) on site.


Get updates about the activities that are planned for the evening from our Facebook event.

See the season schedule.

You Should Know

  • 19+; photo I.D. required
  • All ticket sales are final
  • No re-entry
  • No smoking or vaping on the museum's property
  • No external food or drinks are permitted
  • Nocturne participants may be photographed for event albums and marketing. Notify our staff when you arrive if you would like to opt out
  • To ensure the safety of our guests, we may conduct checks of bags and coats, refuse entry to the event and/or remove participants without a refund.

Contact Us

Check our Facebook event for more information.

TTY: 613.566.4770
TTY: 1.866.600.8801


Friday, December 28, 2018
8 pm – midnight

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