Daily Events

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

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.

 

Science on a Sphere: Tour of the Solar System 

11:00 am

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.

 

Much Ado About Mastodons

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm (drop in)

Drop by a table to learn about mastodons, fossils, and sinkholes! Explore with museum objects and discover neat facts about these amazing creatures.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

At 99, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the museum for over 70 years. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll in the museum’s galleries. In keeping with Public Health directives, please remember to social distance.

*Programs are subject to change without notice

Sunday

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

10:00am

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.

 

Science on a Sphere: Tour of the Solar System 

2:00 pm

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 

At 99, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the museum for over 70 years. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll in the museum’s galleries. In keeping with Public Health directives, please remember to social distance.

*Programs are subject to change without notice

 

Monday - Friday

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

At 99, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the museum for over 70 years. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll in the museum’s galleries. In keeping with Public Health directives, please remember to social distance.

*Programs are subject to change without notice

Tuesdays

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 included in Museum admission and is not designed for daycares, schools or other groups.

  • May 10th – Baby Animals
  • May 17th – Frogs and Toads
  • May 24th – Seashells
  • May 31st – Animals in your backyard