Membership: The Best Value

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

General Admission

Access to our permanent galleries.

Adult: $15
Senior (65+): $13
Student (18+): $13
Student (13+): $13
Child (3–12): $11
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.

Convert Your Ticket

Save on Membership

The cost of your general-admission ticket can be put towards a new membership within seven days of your visit.

Experience a 3D Movie

Ticket total includes general admission and a 3D movie.
Adult: $19
Senior (65+): $17
Student (18+): $17
Student (13+): $17
Child (3–12): $15
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Member: $3
Tax is not included.

Prices may change without notice.

Special Exhibition Butterflies in Flight

October 6, 2018 – October 14, 2019

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

Ticket combo includes general admission and Butterflies in Flight:
Adult: $20
Senior (65+): $18
Student (18+): $18
Student (13+): $18
Child (3–12): $16
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Free for members.
Tax is not included.

Prices may change without notice.

Special Exhibition Pterosaur: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

June 15, 2019 – Sept. 2, 2019

Ticket combo includes general admission and Pterosaur: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs:
Adult: $25
Senior (65+): $20
Student (18+): $20
Student (13+): $20
Child (3–12): $18
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Free for members.
Tax is not included.

All-inclusive—Save $2 with a ticket combo that includes general admission, a 3D movie and Pterosaur: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs:
Adult: $27
Senior (65+): $22
Student (18+): $22
Student (13+): $22
Child (3–12): $20
Tiny Tot (0–2): Free
Members: $3
Tax is not included.

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:

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.