Museum of Natural History

Hours Of Operation

Closed Mondays & some holidays in winter months.


1747 Summer Street, Halifax, Halifax Metro


T: 902-424-7353


What’s bigger, you or a blue whale’s rib bone? Can you tell the difference between a drone bee and a worker bee? How old do you think Gus the tortoise is? Discover the answer to these questions and more as you explore the wonders of Nova Scotia’s land and sea at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax. 

See ancient fossils, glittering gold, stunning Mi’kmaq artifacts, sea creatures from an ocean tide pool, deadly mushrooms, frogs and snakes and whale skeletons. Our live displays include in-house bee colony; butterfly house; and nature centre with a variety of critters. From an eagle’s nest to the ocean floor, there’s something for everyone. 

A special exhibition area features changing displays from local, national and international sources. Our museum gift shop offers a variety of unique items for all nature lovers. Bus tours are welcome.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Gift shop
Picnic tables
Wheelchair accessible
Childrens activities

Detailed Information

This property accepts Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Admission: Admission charged.