Open House – national collections, Museum of NatureDate/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, October 13
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Go behind the scenes of the Canadian Museum of Nature’s national research and collections facility at 1740 Pink Road in Gatineau. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet science experts, visit labs and take a deep dive into 14.6 million natural-history specimens of plants, animals, fossils and minerals. New this year: see the National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada, where plant and animal tissues are stored for species research. Self-guided visits. Free parking; refreshments on site (cash only). 613-566-4700; firstname.lastname@example.org. nature.ca. NOTE: For conservation reasons, please leave large backpacks, food and beverages in your car.