Dinosaur exhibit graphic.

Dinosaur Exploration

Dinosaurs roar into the Museum of Natural History. Dinosaur Exploration features two of Research Castings Internationals Exploration Exhibits. Visitors will see full size skeletons, dig for dinosaur fossils, and appreciate the enduring awe and power of this prehistoric time on Earth.

Dinosaur Exploration will be on view at the Museum of Natural History February 2 - June 23, 2024.

Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend graphic.

Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend

On view July 6 through September 2, 2024

The Museum of Natural History is very excited to announce our Summer 2024 exhibit: Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend.


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.


Monday 9:30 to 4:30
Tuesday 9:30 to 4:30
Wednesday 9:30 to 4:30
Thursday 9:30 to 8:30
Friday 9:30 to 4:30
Saturday 9:30 to 4:30
Sunday 9:30 to 4:30

Holiday hours


Adult $10
Youth (6-17) $6
Child (5 and under) Free
Senior $9
Student $8
Family A (2 adults and children under 17) $25
Family B (1 adults and children under 17) $18

Be social


Follow the Naturalists

Be friends with Gus!

Sign up for the new Museum of Natural History newsletter, your email update on all the latest events and exhibits.


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

Buy one Get 27

Unlimited Visits

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

Improve Your Experience

Help us serve you better by completing a short survey on your online experience today.

Take the Survey