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Support the Museum

Be a Champion

Become a member, make a donation, or become a sponsor: you'll receive real rewards, and champion our natural world. Join us today!

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Careers and Volunteering

Find out about opportunities for jobs, fellowships, internships and volunteering.

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Plan Your Special Event

Facilities Rentals

Let our elegant, historic, castle-like setting and our dedicated staff help you create a magical event to remember! Book today.

Text: Nature on Tour. Images: Geese in flight; four close-ups: bird feathers, the eye of a dinosaur model (Vagaceratops irvinensis), a specimen of azurite and malachite (CMNMC 54519), reptile skin.

Travelling Exhibition Rentals

Looking for new programming for your institution? We have many popular travelling exhibitions—small and large—that tour across Canada.

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Products and Services

How can we help you?

Facility rentals, travelling exhibition rentals, image licensing and photo shoots are all popular museum services.

The museum under construction. The Williams James Topley Collection, National Archives of Canada PA-042281.

History and Buildings

Stone, Fire and Glass

The museum's rich history is grounded in its 100-year-old heritage building and modern research and collections facility.

Maple seeds in a hand.

The Museum Corporation

Our mission and mandate, Nature Inspiration Awards, governing authorities, corporate reports, leadership and reach, partnerships and information about doing business with the museum—it’s all here.

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Museum News

Check our articles, press releases and blog to find out what the Canadian Museum of Nature is up to.

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

Accepting Nominations

New deadline: June 6

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