Museum Reopening on February 2

Proof of vaccination and advance tickets are required. Learn more for a safe visit.

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Nature after 5

Admission to our permanent galleries is free on Thursday evenings, thanks to Nature after 5.

Bonus: Free admission now begins at 4 pm! Enjoy the extra hour!

Say hello to your favourite dinosaurs, mammals, birds and more.

Canada's natural history is yours to discover. Make the Canadian Museum of Nature a regular part of your Thursday-night plans!

Exhibitions and Galleries.
  • Exhibitions and Galleries
  • Exhibition – Live animals
  • Discover mysteries of water and Earth, as well as the creatures that inhabit our planet now and in the past.
Owls Rendez-Vous.
  • Owls Rendez-Vous
  • Exhibition – Special; live animals
  • Come face-to-face with live owls in this special outdoor exhibition.

  • Shadowland
  • Exhibition – Special; art
  • Ethereal shadow drawings of animal skulls and bones by artist Lorraine Simms. 

  • Gaia
  • Exhibition – Special
  • A stunning, seven-metre inflated sculpture of planet Earth by artist Luke Jerram.

Museum of the Moon.