LEGO Woody the Christmas tree.

Celebrating 20 years of Bricks by the Sea  

Come see what we've been building, opening Saturday, November 25 until Wednesday, January 6

We've got NEW amazing holiday LEGO exhibition on view at the Museum of Natural History! Members of MariLUG (Maritime LEGO Users Group) have out done themselves this year. There is an immense Christmas Village (20 meters long) with nearly every Christmas set LEGO has released! This is your chance to see every set you've dreamed of seeing, and ones you've never imagined before, like your very own Woody the Christmas tree!



By her hand exhibit graphic.

By Her Hand:
Contemporary Quilts Inspired by the Nova Scotia Museum

Until January 7

Take time to visit the new exhibit By Her Hand: Contemporary Quilts inspired by the Nova Scotia Museum's quilt collection. In collaboration with Lisa Bower, Assistant Curator of the Nova Scotia Museum’s Cultural History collection, Nova Scotian designers and quiltmakers Andrea Tsang Jackson and Marilyn Smulders have created something new, inspired by something old.


Museum of Natural History

What does a great horned owl sound like? How many species of whale live in the Gully? How old is Gus the gopher tortoise?

Discover the answers to these questions and more as you explore Nova Scotia’s forest, ocean and more at the Museum of Natural History. Observe live reptiles and amphibians, learn about Earth and space with Science on a Sphere, and discover thousands of years of history with Mi’kmaq artifacts. From the sands of Sable Island to the wings of a honeybee, there’s something for everyone.


Daily 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Holiday hours


Adult $6.30
Child $4.05
Senior $5.70
Student $5.25
Family A (2 adults and children under 17) $17.95
Family B (1 adults and children under 17) $12.50


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.