Daily Events

January 2023

Saturday

Snack Time With… Nova Scotia Wildlife

10:00 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.

 

Amazing Bodies 
10:00 – 12:00 (drop-in)

How far can you jump? How strong are you? Humans and other animals have amazing bodies that can do extraordinary things! Discover the incredible things you and other animals can do by participating in different activities.

 

Science of Skeletons

1:30 – 3:00 pm (drop-in)

Come and learn with specimens and objects from the Museum of Natural History! Explore the importance of bones in a variety of animals through x-rays and real animal skeletons.

*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

10:00 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.

 

Amazing Bodies 
1:30 – 3:00 pm (drop-in)

How far can you jump? How strong are you? Humans and other animals have amazing bodies that can do extraordinary things! Discover the incredible things you and other animals can do by participating in different activities.

*Programs are subject to change without notice

 

Monday

Science of Skeletons

10:00 -11:30 am (drop-in)

Come and learn with specimens and objects from the Museum of Natural History! Explore the importance of bones in a variety of animals through x-rays and real animal skeletons.

 

Learn in the Lab

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Visit the Nature Lab and get check out some specimens under a microscope. Get to know some of the critters that call the lab home and talk with a Naturalist.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

At 100, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Why not join Gus for a snack and a stroll?

*Programs are subject to change without notice

 

Tuesday

Wee Wild Ones

10:00 -11:00 am

Jan. 31– Feb. 28

Have a whale of a time this winter 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.

This program is not designed for daycare, school, or other groups.

  • January 31 - Seashells
  • February 7 - Scoop on poop
  • February 14 - Teeth
  • February 21 - Camouflage
  • February 28 – Tracks

Amazing Bodies 
10:00 – 11:30 (drop-in)

How far can you jump? How strong are you? Humans and other animals have amazing bodies that can do extraordinary things! Discover the incredible things you and other animals can do by participating in different activities.

 

Learn in the Lab

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Visit the Nature Lab and get check out some specimens under a microscope. Get to know some of the critters that call the lab home and talk with a Naturalist.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

At 100, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Why not join Gus for a snack and a stroll?

*Programs are subject to change without notice

 

Wednesday

Snack time with… Nova Scotia Wildlife

10:00 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 of Skeletons

10:00 -11:30 am (drop-in)

Come and learn with specimens and objects from the Museum of Natural History! Explore the importance of bones in a variety of animals through x-rays and real animal skeletons.

 

Learn in the Lab

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Visit the Nature Lab and get check out some specimens under a microscope. Get to know some of the critters that call the lab home and talk with a Naturalist.

 

Close Encounters of the Tidal Kind

1:30-3:00pm (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 at the Museum of Natural History’s Rocky Cove Coastal Aquarium.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

At 100, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Why not join Gus for a snack and a stroll?

*Programs are subject to change without notice

 

Thursday

Snack Time With… Nova Scotia Wildlife

10:00 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.

 

Amazing Bodies 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm (drop-in)

6:30 – 8:00 pm (drop-in)

How far can you jump? How strong are you? Humans and other animals have amazing bodies that can do extraordinary things! Discover the incredible things you and other animals can do by participating in different activities.

 

Learn in the Lab

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Visit the Nature Lab and get check out some specimens under a microscope. Get to know some of the critters that call the lab home and talk with a Naturalist.

 

Close Encounters of the Tidal Kind

1:30-3:00 pm (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 at the Museum of Natural History’s Rocky Cove Coastal Aquarium.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

At 100, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Why not join Gus for a snack and a stroll?

*Programs are subject to change without notice

 

Friday

Snack Time With… Nova Scotia Wildlife

10:00 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 of Skeletons

10:00 -11:30 am (drop-in)

Come and learn with specimens and objects from the Museum of Natural History! Explore the importance of bones in a variety of animals through x-rays and real animal skeletons.

 

Learn in the Lab

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Visit the Nature Lab and get check out some specimens under a microscope. Get to know some of the critters that call the lab home and talk with a Naturalist.

 

Gus Walk

3:00 pm 

At 100, Gus, the oldest known gopher tortoise, has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Why not join Gus for a snack and a stroll?

*Programs are subject to change without notice