A blue butterfly.

Butterflies in Flight

Special Exhibition

October 6, 2018 – April 22, 2019

Take a stroll among live butterflies!

An illustration of a raccoon face.

Nature Nocturne

Oct. 26 – Jun. 28

When darkness falls, the museum comes alive in these monthly events for adults.

Text: Courage and passion

Courage and Passion: Canadian Women in Natural Sciences

Until March 31, 2019

Celebrating women who broke barriers to pursue their passion for science.

Life-sized models of the dinosaurs Daspletosaurus torosus and Vagaceratops irvinensis in our fossil gallery.

Our Exhibitions

Windows on the natural world:
Fossils, Arctic, Water, Earth, Mammals, Birds, Nature Live and Special Exhibitions.

Nature Sleepovers

Sept. 2018 – June 2019

Enjoy hands-on, guided activities, watch a 3D movie, and then sleep overnight in a gallery! (Plus general admission the next day). More information.

Cool New Cryobank!

Nature Scoop

Go behind the scenes of the new National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada. Watch the video.

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