Logo for the new exhibit WonderFull. Blue background with a white cloud and the title.

Wonderfull

On view until November 14, 2021
Something wonderfull this way comes

Drawn from the collections of the Nova Scotia Museum, this fun and whimsical exhibit will feature rarely seen and never before seen items and specimens showcased in an Instagram friendly setting.

Welcome back

We are happy to welcome you back to the Museum of Natural History.  We have been working to create a safe experience for you and our staff.  Check out our “Know before you go” guide to help prepare you for your visit. 

 

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Virtual field trips

We miss field trips too. Let us help teach some of our important provincial stories through our curriculum-based virtual programs brought into your classroom online

Learning at home

Your Museum of Natural History has plenty of ways to keep learning anytime, at home or on the go, through our online activities, exhibits and videos

 
 

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, snakes and salamanders. 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.

Hours

Monday 10 am - 4 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 4 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm
Thursday 10 am - 4 pm
Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday 10 am - 4 pm

Admissions

The museum will be closed on September 30, to recognize Truth and Reconciliation Day and the legacy of residential schools and the role it holds in the reconciliation process.

Know Before You Go – COVID-19 Guidlines

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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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Unlimited Visits

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