Daily Events

Monday

Gus Walk

3:30 pm 

At 96, Gus, the oldest know gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Turtles are ancient animals that have been on the earth for a long time. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. Also, walk through time to discover what Gus has in common with turtles that lived over 200 million years ago.
 

*Programs are subject to change without notice

 

Tuesday

Wee Wild Ones!

10:00 – 11:00

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

3:30 pm 

At 96, Gus, the oldest know gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Turtles are ancient animals that have been on the earth for a long time. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. Also, walk through time to discover what Gus has in common with turtles that lived over 200 million years ago.

 

Wednesday to Friday

Gus Walk

3:30 pm 

At 96, Gus, the oldest know gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Turtles are ancient animals that have been on the earth for a long time. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. Also, walk through time to discover what Gus has in common with turtles that lived over 200 million years ago.

 

Saturday

Lunch With… Nova Scotia Wildlife

10:00am

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.

 

SOS: Dinosaurs in Space and Time

2:30pm

Join a museum naturalist as they discuss where dinosaurs and humans fit within the massive scale of geologic time. Visitors will witness the changes that the Earth’s surface has undergone over the last 215 million years, the location of major fossil sites, and the range some dinosaurs would have roamed upon in the past.

 

Gus Walk

3:30 pm 

At 96, Gus, the oldest know gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Turtles are ancient animals that have been on the earth for a long time. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. Also, walk through time to discover what Gus has in common with turtles that lived over 200 million years ago.

 

Sunday

Nature Discovery for Young Children

9:30-11:30 am 

A program specially designed for children ages 5 and under and their parents, grandparents or other caregivers. Drop in for hands-on exploration of real Museum objects, discovery activities, and learning about nature through creative play.

 

Lunch With… Nova Scotia Wildlife

10:00am

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.

 

SOS: Dinosaurs in Space and Time

2:30pm

Join a museum naturalist as they discuss where dinosaurs and humans fit within the massive scale of geologic time. Visitors will witness the changes that the Earth’s surface has undergone over the last 215 million years, the location of major fossil sites, and the range some dinosaurs would have roamed upon in the past.

 

Gus Walk

3:30 pm 

At 96, Gus, the oldest know gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Turtles are ancient animals that have been on the earth for a long time. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. Also, walk through time to discover what Gus has in common with turtles that lived over 200 million years ago.