Stange Things

Here Be Dragons

Coming this December

Here Be Dragons celebrates human-dragon cultural connections with live animals and hands-on interactive exhibits

Celebrate the Season

Wednesday, November 16 from 4 PM - 8 PM

Kick off your Holiday season with this great night at the Museum of Natural History. We are excited to welcome back a true Halifax tradition with the first evening of the famed Mills Brothers Snow White window display. 

Museum of Natural History

What’s bigger, you or a blue whale’s rib bone? Can you tell the difference between a drone bee and a worker bee? How old do you think Gus the tortoise is?

Discover the answer to these questions and more as you explore the wonders of Nova Scotia’s land and sea at the Museum of Natural History. See ancient fossils, glittering gold, stunning Mi’kmaq artifacts, sea creatures from an ocean tide pool, deadly mushrooms, frogs and snakes and whale skeletons. From an eagle’s nest to the ocean floor, there’s something for everyone.

Hours

Monday closed 
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Location

Museum of Natural History 
1747 Summer Street,
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3H 3A6
Phone: (902) 424-7353

Wee Wild Ones!

Wee Wild Ones returns on September 27th. Join us Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00am

Have a whale of a time this winter with our Wee Wild Ones program!  

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Unlimited Visits

Come for an hour or stay for the day.  The choice is yours with a Nova Scotia Museum Annual Pass.