Museum of Natural History

Explore the wonders of Nova Scotia

About this Experience
What does a great horned owl sound like? How many species of whale live in the Gully? How old is Gus the gopher tortoise? Discover the answers to these questions and more as your explore Nova Scotia’s forest, the Atlantic ocean and more at the Museum of Natural History. Observe live reptiles and amphibians, learn about earth and space with Science on a Sphere and discover thousands of years of history with Mi’Kmaq artifacts. From the sands of Sable Island to the wings of a honeybee, there’s something for everyone.

Does this Experience require advanced booking?
No, advanced booking is not required.

Hours of Operation
Monday: 9:30 to 4:30
Tuesday: 9:30 to 4:30
Wednesday: 9:30 to 4:30
Thursday: 9:30 to 4:30 (extended evening hours until 8:30 until June 20)
Friday: 9:30 to 4:30
Saturday: 9:30 to 4:30
Sunday: 9:30 to 4:30

1747 Summer Street,
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A6
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Museum of Natural History exterior.A group of children view the Museum of Natural History Science on a Sphere exhibit in Halifax, Nova Scotia.