Our Museums

The Nova Scotia Museum is responsible for the provincial collection of over one million artifacts and specimens. As well, we oversee the maintenance of more than 210 buildings, four floating vessels and nine locomotives. 

Our Favourite Objects

Nova Scotians and people around the world can experience part of the province's expansive museum collection online, from Jurassic-aged fossils to Mi'kmaq moose hair embroidery. Nova Scotia Made, Nova Scotia Used, Nova Scotia Found is a virtual exhibit showcasing images and information about 100 artifacts and specimens that reflect the diversity of the province's culture and heritage.


May 25, 2016
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm The ocean holds the key to humanity’s survival. At a time when the world faces a multitude...
May 28, 2016
Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro
Join retired Geologist Ken Adams – for tour of Clark Head: The rocks of Clark Head present a cross...
May 31, 2016
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:30 pm The sinking of the Canadian ocean liner Empress of Ireland in 1914 comes close, and in a...

No.2 Construction Battalion

First World War

Join us for Special First World War events taking place this spring with Nova Scotia’s Part in the Great War Revisited: Cultural Communities, Memory and the First World War.

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Unlimited Visits

Come for an hour or stay for the day.  The choice is yours with a Nova Scotia Museum Annual Pass.