Where better to get natural-science story ideas than the Canadian Museum of Nature?
The museum is Canada's national natural history museum, with roots dating back more than 150 years. With numerous specialists on staff, the museum is renowned in the scientific community for exciting, break-through research. Many of the treasures in our more than 14.6 million-specimen collection are one-of-a-kind.
From the cleaning and mounting of a blue whale skeleton, to the discovery of a new genus of fossil carnivore, we have many exciting stories to tell.
- Development of the west-side property
- The new lantern (PDF)
- Blue whale (PDF)
- Hours, admissions, parking, location
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News from the Museum
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- Collecting diatoms in sunny Italy: Citizen scientist brings specimens for museum’s collection
Museum volunteer Joe Holmes reports on his Italian vacation that included Pompei, St. Peter's Basilica...and collecting diatoms.
- Women in Science: What’s Your Impression?
What's women's role in science today? Marisa Gilbert finds that museum visitors’ perception is sometimes far less than the reality.
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Read how two recent winners, Ocean Tracking Network and Ungalli Clothing Inc., shared their prize to “pay it forward”. The Call for Nominations for the 2018 awards is now underway with a deadline of May 7.
Each year, the museum's scientists mentor students—from those getting their first experience in a lab, to Ph.D. candidates exploring detailed questions about natural history. Meet some of these scientists-in-training.