Museum Making: An Invitation
The Nova Scotia Museum belongs to all Nova Scotians. We opened 150 years ago as a general museum of science and history. Today, we are a family of 28 sites located throughout the province – the most decentralized museum in Canada. Our collection includes more than one million artifacts and specimens. We invite you to join us as we look back on 150 years of museum making. We’re challenging ourselves — and you — to think about what matters most to Nova Scotians in 2018.
Fossil Favourites from Across Canada
The exhibition features some of Canada’s most impressive, famous and significant fossils or replicas, and are from the various fossil regions in the country . On view July 11 to September 30, 2018.
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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.
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