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Science in Action

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  • Activity – Demonstration; informal discussion
  • Bilingual

Be sure to check out some live science being done right at the museum on weekends.

Our active research and collections care takes place all year long at our special facility in Gatineau, Quebec.

To show you some of the work that we do in preparing our valuable specimens, we're bringing some of our specialists to you.

Plant-Mounting for the National Herbarium of Canada
Sunday afternoons
Visit keen volunteers as they prepare delicate botanical specimens, collected from nature, for the museum's enormous plant library. Learn some of the reasons we're proud of the National Herbarium, and how it's helping science and education.

Cost: Included with museum admission.


1 pm – 4 pm

Schedule subject to change without notice.