View of the Aurora Borealis over mountains.

Explore the Arctic during the Holidays

December 26 – January 4

Explore the Arctic—its land, people and wildlife—in our holiday programming.

A still image from the movie showing a herd of mammoths.

Titans of the Ice Age 3D

Starting December 20

Journey back in time to a world dominated by giants—brought to life by dazzling computer-generated imagery.

A polar bear (Ursus maritimus).

Membership Special

One-Month Bonus

From December 1 to January 4, get an extra month for free when you buy or renew a membership.

A caribou (Rangifer tarandus) in our Mammal Gallery.

The Scoop on Reindeer!

Nature Scoop

Learn more about reindeer—a holiday icon—in this seasonal video.

A polar bear (Ursus maritimus) on an icy outcropping.

Keep Exploring Our Arctic!

Special Offer

Visit our Arctic Voices special exhibition and get a rebate on the IMAX 3D film Wonders of the Arctic at the Canadian Museum of History.

A specimen of mimetite.

Minerals: New Exhibition

Dec. 19, 2014 – April 6, 2015

Splendours of the Earth, minerals fascinate and amaze. Let yourself be dazzled by these symbols of wealth and prestige!

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