Facility Rental

Here at the Museum of Natural History, we have a variety of interesting spaces that will make your next event unique and memorable. We offer boardroom and theatre facilities as well as gallery spaces and our backyard for rental. We look forward to helping you host your next meeting, presentation or event.

Request a Booking [235 KB] or for more information contact mnhbookings@novascotia.ca

Boardroom Rental

This is a great space to hold your next executive meeting, training session or seminar and can comfortably accommodates 25 people. Food and beverages are permitted, as are working lunches; however catering arrangements must be made by the organization renting the facility.

Equipment: The room is equipped with a pull-down screen, white-board, flip charts, internet connection and a coat closet. Please review Fees and Regulations.

Boardroom Fees:
Half-day/Evening Rental (1-4 hours) $125.00
Full Day Rental $218.00

Auditorium Rental

The Museum Auditorium is perfect for a presentation, press-conference, film screening or panel discussion. The space accommodates lecture-style presentations of various sizes with 72 fixed theatre seats, additional chairs may be available (with notice). Room seating capacity 80.

Equipment: The auditorium is equipped with a large pull-down screen, multi-media unit (Blu-Ray/DVD & overhead projector), a Podium with fixed Microphone, wireless microphones, and Internet Connection. Please review Fees and Regulations.

Auditorium Rental Fees:
Half-day/Evening Rental (1-4 hours) $152.50
Full Day Rental $245

Gallery Rentals

The Museum of Natural History adds a unique atmosphere to any special event. The Marine Gallery and Museum Foyer provides a memorable setting and can lend a special ambiance to your event. The gallery and foyer are most suitable for stand-up receptions or cocktail-style events. Please note that there are no kitchen facilities on site.

Gallery Rentals may also be combined with use of the Museum Backyard during the summer months, ask for more details.

Gallery Rental Fees:
$637.50 + $26/hr for staff assistance/consultation
* $165 clean up fee applies

Project Room

Planning a workshop, class or group discussion?  The Museum Project Room accommodates groups between 40-50 people and can be configure in any style of seating.  

Half-day/Evening Rental (1-4 hours) $98
Full Day Rental $190.50