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Museum of Nature

Museum of Nature - Dinosaur

The Museum of Nature is a true landmark in Ottawa. A beautiful limestone building, built in 1905 and most recently renovated in 2010.

Impresively captures the nature of our planet Earth. It showcases a spectacular display of the past and present, numerous creatures.

A world-class display of galleries and exhibitions to ensure visitors delight. It is conveniently located in downtown.

 Free Admission to the      Permanent Galleries

  • Thursdays 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

  • July 1 (Canada Day)

  • For one person accompanying a person with a disability. Contact the museum 

Additional fee applies for special exhibitions and 3D movies.


Museum of Nature - Blue whale
  • An impressive collection of the natural world around us

  • Over 1000 dazzling minerals, you will learn how they are shaped and put in place over the centuries

  • Kids’ favorite fossilsLife size extinct dinosaurs, prehistoric mammals, insects from millions of years ago

  • Many galleries to discover for kids, and adults.

  • Mammal Gallery

  • Bird Gallery

  • Fossil Gallery

Museum of Nature


   Fees change without notice (please see the museum's website for 

   up to date fees)

   PRICES AS OF: October 21, 2022 are:

  • Adult                                                                  $27

  • Senior  (65+)                                                     $22

  • Student (13+)                                                   $22 

  • Child - (3 - 12)                                                   $20

  • Tiny Tot (0 - 2)                                                  Free

Tax is no included


  • Free for Members!

  • Admission is always free for members. Membership.

  • General Admission

  • Access to permanent galleries.

  • Member: Free

  • Taxes are not included.

  • Groups

    • Fifteen persons or more

              (please call the museum)

3D Movie

Tickets include general admission + 3D movie​

  • Taxes are not included

  • Fees change without notice (please check the museum's website

How to visit:

240 McLeod Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2R1

1.800.263.4433 (toll-free in Canada and U.S.A.)




Simply present your museum membership card at reception desk and ask about complimentary tickets to special exhibitions.

Members also receive discounted admission to 3D movies.

For more information, and information on membership please contact the museum.

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