Daily Events

Programming  - August 2020 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

The Secret Lives of Museum Animals 

9:30 – 11:30pm (drop in) 

Every day our staff works hard to keep our animals happy and healthy. Stop by the Nature Lab to learn about how we take care of our animals. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions as they perform daily animal care cleanings.  

 

Close Encounters of the Tidal Kind 

10:00 – 12:00pm (drop in) 

1:00-3:00pm (drop in) 

It can happen to you. You can have a close encounter with some very unusual creatures. See things that you have never seen before like the mouth of a sea urchin, the eyes of a scallop or the tentacles of a sea anemone. Join us to explore what lives beneath the waves. It all begins at the Museum of Natural History’s Rocky Cove Coastal Aquarium. 

 

Science on a Sphere - Kids in Space 

11:00am 

What are you doing on your summer vacation?  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. 

 

Science on a Sphere – Muin and the Seven Bird Hunters 

2:30pm 

For thousands of years, the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia have been interpreting the constellations in the night sky. Join us for the story of Muin and the Seven Bird Hunters and follow their journey across the sky and through the seasons. 

 

Gus Walk 

3:30 pm  
 
At 97, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. If the weather warm and dry, join Gus for a snack and a stroll in the museum’s backyard! In keeping with Public Health directives, Gus will not be doing indoor public walks. 

*Programs are subject to change without notice 

 

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 

The Secret Lives of Museum Animals 

9:30 – 11:30pm (drop in) 

Every day our staff works hard to keep our animals happy and healthy. Stop by the Nature Lab to learn about how we take care of our animals. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions as they perform daily animal care cleanings.  

 

Close Encounters of the Tidal Kind 

10:00 – 12:00pm (drop in) 

1:00-3:00pm (drop in) 

It can happen to you. You can have a close encounter with some very unusual creatures. See things that you have never seen before like the mouth of a sea urchin, the eyes of a scallop or the tentacles of a sea anemone. Join us to explore what lives beneath the waves. It all begins at the Museum of Natural History’s Rocky Cove Coastal Aquarium. 

 

Science on a Sphere – Muin and the Seven Bird Hunters 

11:00am 

For thousands of years, the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia have been interpreting the constellations in the night sky. Join us for the story of Muin and the Seven Bird Hunters and follow their journey across the sky and through the seasons. 

 

Science on a Sphere - Kids in Space 

2:30pm 

What are you doing on your summer vacation?  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 

3:30 pm  
 
At 97, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. If the weather warm and dry, join Gus for a snack and a stroll in the museum’s backyard! In keeping with Public Health directives, Gus will not be doing indoor public walks.  

 

*Programs are subject to change without notice