Membership: The Best Value

Free admission to special exhibitions—there will be three this year!
A family membership pays for itself on the second visit!

 

General Admission
Access to our permanent galleries.

Adult: $14.50
Senior (65+): $12.50
Student (18+): $12.50
Student (13+): $12.50
Child (3–12): $10.50
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Free for members.
Tax is not included.

A general admission ticket is required—even when the price is free, as it is for members and Tiny Tots—if you want to see a movie and/or a special exhibition. Buy a combo (see below) that includes both tickets already.

Prices may change without notice.

Experience a 3D Movie

Ticket combo includes general admission and a 3D movie.
Adult: $18.50
Senior (65+): $16.50
Student (18+): $16.50
Student (13+): $16.50
Child (3–12): $14.50
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Member: $3
Tax is not included.

Prices may change without notice.

Special Exhibition Butterflies in Flight

October 6, 2018 – April 22, 2019

Timed entry—Tickets sell out daily. Buy yours in advance.

Ticket combo includes general admission and Butterflies in Flight:
Adult: $19.50
Senior (65+): $17.50
Student (18+): $17.50
Student (13+): $17.50
Child (3–12): $15.50
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Free for members.
Tax is not included.

Prices may change without notice.

Special Exhibition Survival of the Slowest

December 21, 2018 – April 22, 2019

Tickets will be available online soon.

Ticket combo includes general admission and Survival of the Slowest:
Adult: $20.50
Senior (65+): $18.50
Student (18+): $18.50
Student (13+): $18.50
Child (3–12): $16.50
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Free for members.
Tax is not included.

All Inclusive—Save $1 with a ticket combo that includes general admission, a 3D movie and Survival of the Slowest:
Adult: $23.50
Senior (65+): $21.50
Student (18+): $21.50
Student (13+): $21.50
Child (3–12): $19.50
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Members: $3
Tax is not included.

Prices may change without notice.

Groups

Fifteen persons or more? Group rates.

Members

  • Get your free tickets online for special exhibitions. Log in to the shopping cart before adding items to the shopping cart.
  • At the museum: Present your museum membership card at our reception desk to receive your free tickets to special exhibitions.

Members also receive discounted admission to 3D movies.

Not a museum member? Find out about membership.

Payment Methods

Cash, debit, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, gift certificate.

Free Admission

Admission to our permanent galleries is free:

  • Thursday evenings: 5 pm – 8 pm
  • July 1 (Canada Day).

Additional fees apply for special exhibitions and 3D movies.

Admission is free for one person accompanying a person with a disability. More information.

Gift Certificates

We sell gift certificates for admission and membership. Buy them

  • online
  • at the reception desk
  • by phone: 613.566.4700 or 1.800.263.4433 (Canada and U.S.A.).

General admission supports the museum's scientific and educational endeavours.