Daily Events

Check out our “Know before you go” guide to help prepare you for your visit.

September

Mondays

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 
Gus, our resident gopher tortoise is turning 100 and is the oldest known gopher tortoise! Learn more about Gus as he has a snack and goes for a walk with a Naturalist.

Programs are subject to change.

 

Tuesdays

Wee Wild Ones
10:00am – 11:00am (drop in)

BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 20 - Have a whale of a time with our Wee Wild Ones program! Do you know a young child who loves to touch objects, ask questions and use their imagination? If so, join us on Tuesdays for Wee Wild Ones, a program where kids under 5 and their caregivers can explore the wonders of nature. Enjoy stories and puppet shows; explore real museum specimens; build with tree blocks; and much more. This program is not designed for daycares, schools or other groups.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 
Gus, our resident gopher tortoise is turning 100 and is the oldest known gopher tortoise! Learn more about Gus as he has a snack and goes for a walk with a Naturalist.

 

Wednesdays

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 
Gus, our resident gopher tortoise is turning 100 and is the oldest known gopher tortoise! Learn more about Gus as he has a snack and goes for a walk with a Naturalist.

 

Thursdays

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

Gus, our resident gopher tortoise is turning 100 and is the oldest known gopher tortoise! Learn more about Gus as he has a snack and goes for a walk with a Naturalist.

 

Fridays

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 
Gus, our resident gopher tortoise is turning 100 and is the oldest known gopher tortoise! Learn more about Gus as he has a snack and goes for a walk with a Naturalist.

Programs are subject to change.

 

Saturdays

Lunch With… Nova Scotia Wildlife

10:30am and 12:30pm

You’ll find some of Nova Scotia’s rich biodiversity living at the museum. Learn what animals eat and how it connects them to their surroundings and join us as we feed and care for a variety of native animals. 

 

Science on a Sphere: Best of Sphere!  

11:00am

From space to earthquakes, wildlife, and more, Science on a Sphere has something for everyone! Join a Naturalist for a mixtape of Science on a Sphere’s greatest hits.

 

Life in the Lab

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm (drop in)

Ever wonder what goes on in the Nature Lab? Come and see for yourself! Stop by to talk with a Naturalist about how the space is used and see what critters call the lab home. 

 

Science on a Sphere: Tour of the Solar System  

2:00pm

Do you want to take a trip through our solar system? Join us for a space adventure using Science on a Sphere and the latest information from NASA about our Earth, our Moon, our Sun, and all the planets in our solar system.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 
Gus, our resident gopher tortoise is turning 100 and is the oldest known gopher tortoise! Learn more about Gus as he has a snack and goes for a walk with a Naturalist.

Programs are subject to change.

 

Sundays

Trees, toys and tales
9:30-11:30 am 
A drop-in program for children and their parents, grandparents or other caregivers. Enjoy reading a story together or learning through play in the museum forest.

 

Lunch With… Nova Scotia Wildlife

10:30 am

You’ll find some of Nova Scotia’s rich biodiversity living at the museum. Learn what animals eat and how it connects them to their surroundings and join us as we feed and care for a variety of native animals. 

 

Science on a Sphere: Tour of the Solar System  

2:00pm

Do you want to take a trip through our solar system? Join us for a space adventure using Science on a Sphere and the latest information from NASA about our Earth, our Moon, our Sun, and all the planets in our solar system.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 
Gus, our resident gopher tortoise is turning 100 and is the oldest known gopher tortoise! Learn more about Gus as he has a snack and goes for a walk with a Naturalist.

Programs are subject to change.