Narwhal: Virtual Resources

We are excited to share virtual experiences to connect you with our latest special exhibit – Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend — from home!

Blubber Gloves

Narwhals, like many marine animals of the Arctic, are protected from the freezing temperatures of the northern seas by a thick layer of blubber. Here’s a fun, simple experiment you can try at home to help you understand how these animals stay warm and comfortable!


Fast Facts

There’s a whole ocean full of mysteries about the narwhal, one of nature’s most fascinating and misunderstood animals. Learn more interesting facts about this amazing creature below.


Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend was developed by the Smithsonian’s National
Museum of Natural History and organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Smithsonian Institution