Update (June 26, 2020)
In light of our recent shut down, we will be extending the expiration date of all Museum of Natural History and Nova Scotia Museum Passes by 4 months past the date on your card.
What is an Annual Pass?
The Museum of Natural History is pleased to offer Annual Passes that are valid for one year from the date of purchase.
Benefits of Annual Pass
- Unlimited Regular Admission to the Museum
- 15% off Gift Shop purchases
- Skip the Queue privileges
- Invitations to select Museum events
Cost and Use
When visiting, you must stop and present your valid Annual Pass at the Admissions Desk. If you do not have your Pass you must have a valid photo ID that shows your address that matches that on file.
Purchase an Annual Pass
You can purchase your Annual Pass at the Admissions Desk. Currently this is the only option for pass purchase.
Renew your Annual Pass
You can renew your Annual Pass at the Admissions Desk. Currently this is the only option for Pass purchase.
Give an Annual Pass as a gift
You can purchase a gift Annual Pass at the Admissions Desk. This pass would become valid when activated by the gift recipient.
Can someone else use my Annual Pass?
No. Annual Passes are specific to individual Pass Holders and are non-transferable.
What if I lose my Annual Pass?
Annual Pass cards are not replaceable. If you lose your card you must have a valid photo ID that shows your address that matches that on file. You will be issued a new card when you renew your Annual Pass.
Special pricing for Egypt
The Museum of Natural History’s presentation of Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life will have special admission rates. This presentation of special exhibitions requires the generation of additional revenues. As such, the Museum is raising fees for this special exhibition. Please see the chart below for fee structures during Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life:
Museum + Egypt
|Child (5 and under)||Free||Free|
|Student (with ID)||$5.25||$7.25|
|Family A (2 adults and children under 17)||$17.95||+ $2 per (6 and over)|
|Family B (1 adult and children under 17)||$12.50||+ $2 per (6 and over)|
|MNH annual passholder||Free||+ $2 per (6 and over)|
|NSM annual passholder||Free||+ $2 per (6 and over)|
Passholders will receive Skip the Queue privileges both at the Admissions Desk and at the exhibition entrance. If you encounter a line at the Museum please follow the appropriate signage for Passholders.