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Nature Nocturne: Arctic

Friday, May 26

Snap a selfie with a seal ("sealfie!"), shake a polar bear's paw. A sneak peek at our spectacular Arctic summer

Drinks on a bar.

Nature Tastes: Beer

Tasting: June 1

Taste the trees that flavour a selection of artisanal beers.

A man and a woman.

Live Music: Twin Flames

Saturday, June 10, 8 pm

A musical adventure that takes you across Canada and the Arctic.

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.
Man performs one foot high kick as another holds up a target.

Inuit Games

Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28

Learn and play Inuit games with members from the Ottawa Inuit community.

Arctic lupine (Lupinus arcticus) growing in front of a tent.

Focus on the Arctic

Summer at the Museum

A burst of special activities and events! Check out our programme!