On the second floor are two galleries featuring rotating displays from the Museum’s permanent collection, and travelling exhibits of all descriptions.

CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY

NEWCOMERS TO THUNDER BAY

January 1 – March 8, 2016

Over the past 150 years, successive waves of immigration have occurred in Thunder Bay making it one of the nation’s most ethnically diverse cities. This short-term exhibit examines this diversity through artifacts (including toys, clothing, and household items) from a variety of cultures, all of whom brought their traditions to Thunder Bay as immigrants.

NANUQ: DIARY OF A POLAR BEAR

January 19 – March 27, 2016

Share in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enter the private life of a female polar bear. Visitors will learn the intimate details of how she met her mate, how she built her snowy den and spent the cold winter inside where she gave birth to her cubs, her secrets about seal hunting, the heart-warming antics of her cubs and how she passes time during the warm summer months.

Special school programming is available for this exhibit. See our Education page or call the Museum for details.

 

UPCOMING EXHIBITS

ALBERT THE ALBERTOSAURUS

March 8 – September 4, 2016

65 million years in the making! This very popular exhibit features the Museum’s resident dinosaur, Albert the Albertosaurus. Alongside the full-sized Albertosaurus skeleton are petrified wood, fossils, and even footprints from Albert’s time. Special school programming is available for this exhibit. See our Education page or call the Museum for details.