A polar bear (Ursus maritimus).

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Our Exhibitions


Me and My Microbes: The Zoo inside You.

Me and My Microbes: The Zoo inside You

December 20, 2019 – March 29, 2020

Explore the vast community of bacteria, viruses and other microbes that call your body home.


Butterflies in Flight.

Butterflies in Flight

Until March 31

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

Northern Voices Gallery.

Northern Voices Gallery

Through temporary exhibitions Northern communities share their own perspectives about the Arctic and their relationship with the land.

Permanent Galleries

Fossil Gallery.

Fossil Gallery

Travel back to end of the age of dinosaurs, their extinction, and the beginning of the age of mammals in the Fossil Gallery.

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery.

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery

Explore Canada's mysterious, vulnerable and unique Arctic in the Canada Goose Arctic Gallery.

Water Gallery.

Water Gallery

Discover the amazing diversity of life on our blue planet in the Water Gallery. See a real whale skeleton!

Earth Gallery.

Earth Gallery

Discover the richness and origins of the Earth through interactive activities and fascinating specimens.

Nature Live.

Nature Live

Live insects, other invertebrates (and more) and science activities in the Nature Live zone.

Mammal Gallery.

Mammal Gallery

See Canadian mammals in our beautiful dioramas and discover the animals' amazing adaptability.

Bird Gallery.

Bird Gallery

The birds have migrated to the third floor! See them in their new nesting spot.


Past Exhibitions

Exhibitions presented at the museum in previous years.