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Canadian Museum of Nature

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

After the hullabaloo and heatstroke of the long weekend has passed, we are faced with another beautiful weekend in our city, and no limit of ways to fill it. Bluesfest starts with a bang on Thursday night and rolls right on through the weekend. If Lebreton Flats is not your destination of choice, mix it up a little bit with a poutine in Gatineau, a soccer game, some classical music or a Shakespeare play for a little culture.

Capital Pride is all about CommUNITY

With the week of August 19th to 26th just around the corner, the 2018 theme for Capital Pride has been unveiled: CommUNITY. This year, they want to focus on individuals and organizations that support and improve the lives of LGBTQ2+ people.

Mother’s Day brunch at the Museum of Nature

Treat Mom to an amazing brunch experience at the museum. No cooking or dishes to worry about! Two seatings: 10:30 am or 12:30 pm. After enjoying a buffet feast, stroll through the museum’s fascinating galleries and discover Canada’s amazing natural history. Menu Highlights: breakfast bar, omelette station; assorted salads, cheeses and charcuterie; roast beef, Atlantic […]

World Fish Migration Day

World Fish Migration Day – Canadian Museum of Nature Learn about the importance of migratory fish in this fun event full of hands-on activities: Plinko fish game, telemetry science demos and face painting. Meet a group of young and dynamic fisheries researchers from Carleton University’s Cooke Lab (Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Lab). Chat with […]

Science by Night

Grab your friends and unleash your inner geek at the 4th annual Science by Night event. Chat with different scientists (we’re letting them out of their labs so they can be part of this awesome occasion). Enjoy lots of cool, hands-on science activities: test your Whale Trivia; Spin the Wheel of Lemmings, play Who Wants […]

New Year’s Eve Weekend Roundup

Just like that, 2017, Ottawa’s big year, is over. With so much going on over the last year, it seems fitting that we celebrate the end of 2017 and welcome 2018 with a bang.

Catching glimpses of Arctic living with Voices from Nunavut

Arctic enthusiasts can enjoy a new special exhibit featuring glimpses of life in Nunavut as the Museum’s northern programming continues in the permanent Canada Goose Arctic Gallery. Voices from Nunavut is a video project featuring photos and videos taken by northern youth from each of Nunavut’s 25 communities using iPads that had been provided to the youth to help capture daily experiences in Canada’s Arctic territory.

Museum Preview: Canada Goose Arctic Gallery at Museum of Nature

A contemporary take on Canada’s Arctic, as seen through its rich natural diversity and connections to people, is ready to open June 21 at the Canadian Museum of Nature. The permanent Canada Goose Arctic Gallery represents the museum’s legacy project to the mark Canada’s 150th anniversary. Gallery Overview Upon entering the 8,000-sq.-ft. gallery, a unique […]