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Burlington Museums shine the light on darkness

World of the Night opens at Joseph Brant Museum April 6
Worlds of the Night is at the Joseph Brant Museum April 6 to Aug. 24.

Museums of Burlington proudly presents a new special exhibition, Worlds of the Night, on view at Joseph Brant Museum from April 6 to August 24. Shine the light on darkness!
Enter Worlds of the Night’s dusky atmosphere and learn about what happens while we sleep. Visitors will be introduced to the phases of sleep, the biological clock, and the concept of night vision. Discover nocturnal animals from around the world. Come face-to-face with small rodents, insects, spiders, bats, and a scorpion too! Encounter the unexpected, such as aardvarks, bilbies, African jerboas, fennec foxes, and caracals. Learn about the adaptations made by living beings to survive in the worlds of the night. Travel to polar realms with their awe-inspiring northern lights, take a trip to the bottom of a grotto, discover the phenomenon of bioluminescence.

Worlds of the Night is fun the for whole family and uses both dimmed and glowing light displays to provide an interactive, educational experience. This exhibition is a production of the Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science with the contributions from Heritage Canada, Atmosphere and FLIR. 

Joseph Brant Museum is open Tuesdays - Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Worlds of the Night is included with the price of regular admission.

Museum admission prices:

  • Adult | $10
  • Child | $6
  • Senior/Student | $8
  • Family (up to to 2 adults and 4 children) | $30

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