Prehistoric shark: Megalodon

Nature Scoop

See a real fossil tooth and learn about this fearsome creature currently featured in the movie, The Meg. Watch the video.

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Award of Merit

Landscapes of Canada Gardens

The 2017 Urban Design Awards from the City of Ottawa have honoured the Landscapes of Canada Gardens at the Canadian Museum of Nature with an Award of Merit, Public Places and Civic Spaces.

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Five-Year Project to Record Arctic's Botanical Bounty

The museum is spearheading an ambitious project to document all of Canada's Arctic plants.

Celebrating a 10-year Partnership for Polar Education

The museum works with Students on Ice to inspire youth about the polar regions.

Museum Experts Recognized for Scientific Savvy

Museum mineralogist earns award; Research Director heads world taxonomy group

Tree Planting and Webcast Mark International Year of Forests

The museum celebrates National Tree Day and hosts a forum about the boreal forest.

Beetlemania! Biodiversity Study Nets New Species, Trains Students

New discoveries await as five-year insect study nears completion.

Ancient Seaway Yields Unique Fossil Discoveries

Twenty years of research unravels the fossil diversity of Canada's ancient marine seaway.

Missing Link Discovery Featured in Extreme Mammals

Scientific palaeo-breakthrough by museum researcher represented in Extreme Mammals.

Monthly Giving

You can now spread your charitable donation to the Canadian Museum of Nature over a full year.

National Geographic Lists Canadian Museum of Nature as Top-10 Family Destination

National Geographic says the museum is a fun destination, calling it a "natural history playground"

Museum Scientist Engages Students on Antarctic Journey

Museum palaeontologist Natalia Rybczynski teaches university students on Antarctic journey.