A watercolour by Louis Agassiz Fuertes showing a juvenile, a male and a female Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius).

Passenger Pigeons

Gone Forever?

100 years since its extinction, get to know the Passenger Pigeon and its chances for “resurrection”.

An image from The Ultimate Wave: Tahiti 3D.

The Ultimate Wave

Tahiti 3D

Accompany two surfing stars in their discovery of the giant waves and coral reefs of Tahiti. Showtimes.

Barn Swallow chicks (Hirundo rustica) await food from their mother.

Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year

Closes Sept. 1

Admire the magnificent photographs from this annual contest.

Two adults and a child at a table.

Brunch: Grandparents' Day

Sunday, Sept. 7.

Celebrate this special day by enjoying a delicious brunch with family and visit our world-class galleries.

A girl looks at a specimen preserved in a jar.

Nature School Programs

Reserve Now!

Our new workshops, 3D movies and world-class galleries offer an unforgettable experience to your students.

A polar bear (Ursus maritimus).

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Show the World You Have a Wild Side

Membership allows you to explore Canada's natural history as often as you wish. Spend extra time at the museum—not extra money.

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