The museum is closed temporarily

Until further notice, the museum will be closed as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19 virus. Learn more.

View of the museum entrance.

Museum Closed

Until Further Notice

The museum will be closed temporarily as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19 virus. Learn more.

Images of the lichen candidates.

Canada's "National Lichen"

The Results Are In!

Canada has spoken! Here are the results of the vote for a national lichen.

View of the museum's rotunda in A museum employee in front of the Victoria Memorial Museum Building.

Virtual Tour of the Museum

Video Experience

Dinosaurs, exhibitions, history, insights and fun facts all revealed in a virtual tour!

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

Accepting Nominations

Deadline: May 19

Nature Inspiration Awards: $5000 prize for individuals and organizations. About nominations.

Detail from the Snowy-Owl page, coloured in.

Colouring Pages

Arctic Theme

The Far North is not only snowy white! Printable colouring pages for all ages, inspired by the Arctic.

Several small mammals on bare ground.

The Museum's Blog

Science Experts

Our scientists do interesting work. Find out where they are and what they are discovering in our blog.

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