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Nature Nocturne

2017 – 2018 Season

When darkness falls, the Museum comes alive in the most exciting NATURE NOCTURNE season yet. Explore galleries after hours, engage your curiosity with amazing activities and enjoy some great music and mingling. It’s Ottawa’s coolest night out—an unforgettable experience that moves the body and stimulates the mind.

Stimulate your curiosity and move your body at nine unique experiences

November 24
Wild in the City

December 29

January 26
Butterfly Effect

February 23
The Mating Game

March 23
Dig Your Inner Dino

April 27

May 25
Body and Mind

June 29
See photos from the most recent event

August 24
Bursting with Pride
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8 pm – midnight

$25 (tax included)

Cash-only bar and ATM (bank machine) on site.

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  • 19+; photo I.D. required
  • All ticket sales are final
  • No re-entry
  • Nocturne participants may be photographed for event albums and marketing. Notify our staff when you arrive if you would like to opt out.
  • No smoking or vaping allowed in the building
  • To ensure the safety of our guests, we may conduct checks of bags and coats, refuse entry to the event and/or remove participants without a refund
  • Treat yourself to an exclusive evening in La Mezz, our new lounge with bottle service. Reserve today – see full menu here


Check our Facebook events for more information or get in touch with us at nocturne@mus‑nature.ca.
TTY: 613.566.4770
TTY: 1.866.600.8801