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Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

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1747 Summer St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A6, Canada
+1 902-424-7353
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Nice small musuem, educational

Nice small museum, easily rolled around in under an hour. Good wheelchair access. Fun for young... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Three G
Toronto, Canada
Awesome museum!

This is one of my favourite places to visit in all of Halifax. I have been back so many times. I am... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Scott O
Saskatchewan, Canada
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Here visitors can learn about eastern Canada's indigenous flowers, plants and wildlife.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
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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 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
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We had come to the NS Museum of Natural History last year. The staff were very informative and kind. We had enjoyed our visit to this place.

Thank Mare D
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for the kids and adults alike. Kids went through archeological dig, what it would be like. They also were able to learn about native people's and meet Guss the Tortoise born in 1922. Nice gift shop so bring money kids drove a hard...More

Thank 150shellys
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My family of 6 went to Halifax on a whim. We decided to go to the mueseum based on how interesting the exhibits sounded and the price point was pretty attractive too. We were not dissapointed. The exhibits were incredibly interesting and the staff was...More

Thank ashley j
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