Boy holding a walkingstick insect (Diapheromera femorata).

Halloween Family Fun

October 28 and 29

This Halloween weekend we’re talking insects and tarantulas at the museum with fun activities for the whole family.

A polar bear (Ursus maritimus) lying amid purple flowers.

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery

New Permanent Gallery

Explore Canada's mysterious, vulnerable and unique Arctic in the Canada Goose Arctic Gallery.

Woman holding a video camera captures five children playing on rocky beach with ice in background.

Northern Voices Gallery

Special-Exhibition Gallery

Experience Inuinnauyugut: We are Inuinnait the inaugural exhibit of the Northern Voices Gallery.

Close-up on heard of reindeer.


Photo Exhibition
September 23 – January 7

Discover the life and culture of Sámi reindeer herders in this temporary photo exhibition.

A specimen comprising azurite and malachite.

Our Exhibitions

Windows on the natural world:

  • special exhibitions
  • Arctic gallery
  • water gallery
  • Earth gallery
  • mammal gallery
  • bird gallery
  • Nature Live.
A group of people stand on ship's deck at bow looking out at Arctic horizon

Explore Canada's Three Coasts

Canada C3

Join the Canada C3 team on their expedition to explore our three coasts for Canada 150.

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