Engraving of Sir John Franklin.

Rare Artefacts
Franklin Expedition

See Them Until Nov. 30

See some 30 artefacts from the last, tragic expedition of the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin and his crew.

Collections Tour

Behind the Scenes

We open the doors on our collection vaults in this latest Nature Scoop. Watch the video (3 min. 32 sec.).

A Hot Halloween Night at the Museum

Sold Out—October 31

Put on your best disguise for this wild evening in our "haunted castle"! On the program: dancing, mentalist show and more.

Detail of a steel sculpture of an iceberg, by Bill Lishman.

Finalists Announced

Nature Inspiration Awards

Meet the 17 finalists for this new award and learn about their extraordinary achievements.

A boy crouches in a model of a polar-bear den.

New Exhibition Arctic Voices

Opens on Dec. 5

Challenge your ideas! This exciting exhibition will give you a new look at the Arctic, its people and wildlife.

Two polar bears (Ursus maritimus).

Plus-One Memberships

Bring a Guest

New! Plus-One memberships let you bring a guest every time you visit the museum. And, your guest receives the same on-site benefits that you do. Find out more.

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