Daily Events

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

Monday - Friday

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

Gus is 99 years old and is the oldest known gopher tortoise and has been at the museum for over 70 years. Join Gus and a Naturalists as he has a snack and takes a stroll. If the weather is warm and dry, Gus likes to talk his walks in the museum’s backyard. On cold or rainy days, Gus can be found in the museum’s galleries.

Saturday and Sunday

Animal Spotlight

10:00 pm – 12:00 pm (drop in)

Why does a snake stick its tongue out? What does a toad eat? What are some differences between reptiles and amphibians? Chat with us in Netukulimk as we put the spotlight on some of our amazing Nova Scotian wildlife.

 

Science on a Sphere: Earth’s Changing Surface

2:00 pm

How old is the Earth and what is it made of? Has the surface of Earth always been the same? What causes earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes? Join us for a facilitated Science on a Sphere presentation highlighting several remarkable aspects of Earth that cause the planet’s surface to change.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

Gus is 99 years old and is the oldest known gopher tortoise and has been at the museum for over 70 years. Join Gus and a Naturalists as he has a snack and takes a stroll. If the weather is warm and dry, Gus likes to talk his walks in the museum’s backyard. On cold or rainy days, Gus can be found in the museum’s galleries.