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


Gallery Rentals

The Museum of Natural History Gallery brings a unique atmosphere to your special event, reception or gathering. 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 space rentals are only available when the gallery is closed to the public.

Gallery Rental Fees: 

*additional staffing fees of $26/hr plus a clean up fee of $165 may apply

Please note

During BODY WORLDS RX (Jan. 12 - April 22, 2018) the Museum will not be accepting room bookings for the spaces listed below. Thank you for your patience. 

Boardroom Rental

This is a great space to hold your next executive meeting, training session or seminar and can comfortably accommodates 20-25 people. Food and beverages, including working lunches, are permitted.  Catering arrangements must be made by the organization renting the facility.


  • smart TV
  • white-board
  • internet connection
  • coat closet

Please review Fees and Regulations.

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


Museum of Natural History 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 can be available (with notice).


  • large pull-down screen
  • multi-media unit (Blu-Ray/DVD & overhead projector)
  • podium with fixed Microphone
  • wireless microphones
  • Internet Connection

Please review Fees and Regulations.

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


Project Room

The project room space is perfect for workshops, classes or group discussions.  The space can accommodate groups between 40-50 people and can be configure in any style of seating.  


  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Two sinks

Project Room Rental Fees:

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