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Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

1747 Summer St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A6, Canada
+1 902-424-7353
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excellent displays of natural history

enjoyed the displays and information available. Great for all ages to see animals and birds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
South Porcupine, Canada
Better than expected

Considering its location (and presumably its funding) this museum is pretty good. One doesn't... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Toronto, Canada
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1747 Summer St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A6, Canada
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+1 902-424-7353
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyed the displays and information available. Great for all ages to see animals and birds, starfish, etc.

Thank 50lyndad
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Considering its location (and presumably its funding) this museum is pretty good. One doesn't really expect such a thorough museum of natural history in one of Canada's smaller capitals but it delivers enough of interest to be worthy of the investment of time. It also...More

Thank FirstCircle
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I like going here on occasion, especially when the exhibits change up! The differing displays are always educational, especially the animal ones, and personally I find the Oak Island exhibit interesting. Certainly have this on your to-do list!

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Nice small museum, easily rolled around in under an hour. Good wheelchair access. Fun for young and old. Interesting to see they have an Oak Island display of things that have been dug up.

Thank Three G
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is one of my favourite places to visit in all of Halifax. I have been back so many times. I am a bit of a science guy, so I enjoy checking out the exhibits. Each time I visit, there is something new added.

Thank Scott O
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful adventure for children of all ages. Adults will enjoy the hands on approach helping the kids explore. Lots of enjoyment for the whole family at a reasonable price. Exhibits change every several weeks and will keep you coming back. Wheel chair accessible, rest area...More

Thank Ketchme
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We spent a couple of hours here. It is small but very well done. It is a great place for families with younger kids. The exhibits are well done and there are lots of hands on activities.

Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

If you've been to any really good natural history museums, you'll be disappointed by this one. It's mostly just taxidermy of local wildlife. Once in a while they'll get a really cool display on loan from another museum, but other than that, I wouldn't go...More

Thank Krista R
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Smaller than I expected (definitely not an all morning or afternoon adventure - you only need a couple of hours), the Museum was easy to get to. We went twice, once to "experience" the museum and take in the collection and exhibits, and the second...More

Thank kat_ledermueller
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is an excellent museum. The focus is, of course, Nova Scotia. The exhibits showcase many aspects of Nova Scotian heritage and natural history. There are exhibits showing First Nations archeology and culture that are informative and interesting. The exhibits on the natural flora and...More

Thank trainfan2000
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