A blue butterfly resting on a yellow and red flower.

Butterflies in Flight

Special Exhibition

Until April 2

Take a stroll among live butterflies! Admire their beauty, watch them eat and learn more about these fascinating insects.

Five swans gliding on the water.

Spotlight on Wildlife Photography

January 16 – May 3

See the winning photos from the ninth edition of the Canadian Geographic Wildlife Photography contest.

Red maple leaves.

Light in the Land: The Nature of Canada

January 13 – March 31

In this photography exhibition discover the fusion of art and science as captured through the lens of Canadian astronaut, Dr. Roberta Bondar.

Amazon Adventure 3d movie poster.

Amazon Adventure 3D

An Epic Journey

Shot in the Brazilian rainforest, this exciting movie takes you on one of the most extraordinary adventures of all time!

Four brightly coloured bugs.

Insect Science in the Lab

Tropical Style!

Find out how our scientists uncover the secrets of this fascinating world through some hands-on activities.

Nature Nocturne logo.

Nature Nocturne: Butterfly Effect

Friday, January 26

Stimulate your curiosity, move your body at Nature Nocturne – Ottawa's coolest night out!

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