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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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Simply nice

If you stay in Halifax, you should go there. Exhibitions that will learn you something more and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2015
Katarzyna T
Olsztyn, Poland
A great way to spend a couple of hours

This is a great little museum in the centre of Haliax and kept my 5 year old entertained for a... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2015
Dieppe, 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 19 October 2015

If you stay in Halifax, you should go there. Exhibitions that will learn you something more and show you animals world. Old turtle (still alive) is more than worth to see!

Thank Katarzyna T
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is a great little museum in the centre of Haliax and kept my 5 year old entertained for a couple of hours. Very informative and a good selection of interesting artifacts. Very affordable and great value for money. We will be back!

Thank reviewerjaz
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

In this museum the visitor will notice a wide variety of animals and insects which found in the area if Nova Scotia , the location of the museum is great near Atlantica hotel .

Thank Haydar_Baban
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

While small there are a number of nice dioramas in the museum and the World on a Sphere exhibit was pretty interesting to see. Not a bad way to spend a couple hours on a rainy day.

Thank Wadie1979
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This museum is small but very informative.It had a lot of interactive/fact-finding activities which made it seem to have more than it physically did. It was also very informative. A great section on Mi'kmaq. It was definitely worth it.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This place gets a 4 star rating because it is one of the few places that has any information on the Mi'kmaq people, the original inhabitants of Nova Scotia. There are only a few display cases and one endless loop film (which should make you...More

Thank oldpo
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Price isn't extravagant (it's also free on either wednesday or thursday evening, I forget which), and you get a lot to do for the price. No paleontology section anymore, it was sadly removed several years ago, but there are still plenty of galleries, birds, mammals,...More

Thank Misheru_Misaki
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We had a groupon for this mesuem. Its very educational and very well donne. There was the lion exibition, it was very neat learning more about lion and to know they have done an experiment with a dummy lion with real lions. Very interesting.

Thank Tasha S
Reviewed 6 September 2015

This Natural History Museum is quite small compared to others I have visited but the displays were well done, The highlight was seeing children preparing for feeding the turtle.

Thank Cwm_2013
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Recently we attended at the Museum of Natural History on Summer Street, Halifax, and were very impressed with the many live exhibits as well as the stuffed animals and the information pertaining to all exhibits. The exhibits of the indigenous peoples showing the areas of...More

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