Give the gift of wonder and self-discovery this holiday season. With its thought-provoking exhibitions, The Museum of Natural History celebrates the connection and balance between the natural and human worlds. Whether your family loves to learn about frogs and bees, or the ocean and trees, there is something for everyone at the museum this upcoming year.

Fascinating Nova Scotia is on display in the Museum of Natural History’s collections, activities, and exhibitions. Explore glittering gold, stunning Mi’kmaq artifacts, sea creatures and all of the other things that make our beautiful province unique. View the towering remains of a real-life Mastodon (until January 8th, 2023), interact with the sights and sounds of the forest, or go to the Moon with Science on a Sphere. Each incredible exhibit is a place where your family’s imaginations can run wild.

In the Museum’s Nature Lab, you will have the pleasure of meeting live animals and learning how they are cared for. No visit would be complete without saying hello to Gus, the 100-year-old Gopher Tortoise who has been delighting Museum visitors for decades – just imagine the secrets he must have. With public programming including displays, walks, and talks, you can explore and experience the wonders of Nova Scotia‚Äôs nature first-hand and find answers to life’s biggest questions.

Discover the mysteries under your skin with the highly anticipated Body Worlds Vital. This incredible exhibition offers an amazing opportunity to understand our anatomy, our health, and what it means to be human. It will be on view January 27th until April 30th, 2023, educating visitors through a series of whole bodies, individual organs and transparent body slices. This awe-inspiring exhibition explores how the body works, the effects of disease, and ultimately encourages healthy lifestyle choices.

With so many fantastic exhibitions at the Museum of Natural History, you’ll want to make sure you don’t miss a thing. By purchasing an annual pass you ensure your family has unlimited access to all of these great events- and they make great gifts too!

Museum of Natural History

Address: 1747 Summer Street, Halifax
Phone: (902) 424-6548