Situated on the far side of the Citadel, this modern, midsize museum offers a good introduction to the flora and fauna of Nova Scotia. Galleries include geology, botany, mammals, and birds, plus exhibits of archaeology and Mi’kmaq culture.

Gus Walk

On Mondays – Fridays at 3:30 pm, join Museum staff for a Gus Walk! Gus The Tortoise is the oldest known gopher tortoise in the world, and has been at the Museum for over 70 years.  On a Gus stroll you can accompany Gus as he meanders around the the museum. You can even feed him some lettuce! When the weather is nice, you may find Gus in the museum’s backyard!

Museum of Natural History

Address: 1747 Summer Street, Halifax
Phone: (902) 424-7353