Facility Rental

COVID-19 Update (February 2021)

Given the concern of COVID-19 and Public Health guidance, The Museum of Natural History will continue to not take room rentals for non Museum events at this time.  We will continue to monitor the situation and resume bookings when possible.  Please follow the Museum online and on social media for any updates regarding our facility rentals.

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 (PDF 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 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

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