Please allow two to three hours for a reasonably complete visit to the museum.

A museum staff member at the reception desk.

Admission

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Adult $14
Senior $12
Student (18+) $12
Student (13+) $12
Child $10
Tiny Tot Free
Member Free

Taxes are not included.

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View of the front doors.

Hours

  • 9 am – 5 pm
  • Thursdays: 9 am – 8 pm
  • Mondays: closed

Open
March 5 (during spring break)
March 12 (during spring break)

More about hours.

A map.

Getting Here

240 McLeod Street, Ottawa, Ontario
At the corner of McLeod and Metcalfe.

On foot: About 20 minutes (1.4 km) directly south of Parliament Hill.

GPS coordinates: 45° 24.780'N, 75° 41.330'W.

More directions.

Parking.

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.

Life-sized models of the dinosaur Vagaceratops irvinensis surround visitors in our fossil gallery.

Groups

  • 15 or more people
  • Tourism Professionals
  • School Visits

You will find all of the information on group visits here!

Nature Boutique

The boutique is closed temporarily—we're under renewal. Watch for a new boutique experience coming soon!