Hours of Operation for Museums

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 22, 2010 2:06 PM

The Museum of Natural History and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will have closures and reduced hours during the holidays.

The Museum of Natural History will be open Friday, Dec. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon, and will be closed Dec. 25, 26, 27, and Jan. 1, and 3.

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will be open Friday, Dec. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and will be closed Dec. 25, 26, and 27. The museum will be open Friday, Dec. 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be closed Jan. 1 and 3.     

The exhibit, Canada's Waterscapes -- Yours to Enjoy, Explore and Protect, at the Museum of Natural History, will close Jan. 2 to make way for a T. Rex Named Sue, which opens in the new year. LEGO City by the Sea, a whimsical exhibit that allows visitors to control tall ships and trains built of Lego, is on display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

The public can contact the Museum of Natural History at 902-424-7353 and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic at 902-424-7490 for more information.

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Media Contact: Kyla Friel
              Tourism, Culture and Heritage
              902-471-4128
              E-mail: frielkv@gov.ns.ca