The Art & Science of Arachnids

May 17 to September 8, 2019

One of the largest touring exhibits of arachnids in North America, The Art & Science of Arachnids features 3 themed cubes with live arachnids. 


Cat Fest

The Museum is pleased to present the fifth annual Cat Fest. This year’s addition will feature cat charities, exhibitors, vendors, panels, and live cats!

Please note

As of July 31, 2019, the Nova Scotia Museum will no longer be accepting Tick Enquiries. If you have any specific concerns about Lyme disease, please contact your doctor.

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.


Monday 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 8 pm
Thursday 9 am - 5 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday 9 am - 5 pm
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Adult - $6.30
Youth (6 -17) - $4.05
Child (under 5) - Free
Senior - $5.70
Student – $5.25
Family A - $17.95 (2 adults & children under 17)
Family B - $12.50 (1 adults & children under 17)

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


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