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.


January 16, 2016 to May 8, 2016
Museum of Natural History, Halifax
New discoveries and technologies reveal how dinosaurs lived, moved and behaved. This exciting...
May 3, 2016
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7 pm Nova Scotia¹s has an extensive and diverse coastline, but much of it hidden from casual view....
May 4, 2016
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:30 pm “Everything is Forbidden to Us, and Yet We Do Everything” – The Struggle to Maintain the...

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.