Museum of Natural History

In accordance with new Public Health guidelines for the HRM area, the Museum of Natural History will be temporarily closed as of 4pm Wednesday, November 25th. The health and safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors remains our top priority. We will continue to follow the recommendations of our public health officials, and look forward to welcoming you back when it is safe to do so.

Snow White

Mills Brothers, the well-known fine clothing store that graced Spring Garden Road in Halifax for many decades, first displayed Snow White and her friends in the late 1940s. Continue this tradtion with a visit to your Museum of Natural History to see Snow White and her friends. Check out our blog post "Storefront Memories" for more about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Mills Brothers. 

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.

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 Closure

The Museum of Natural History will be temporarily closed as of Wednesday, November 25th.

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Location

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.