Our 27 Museums

The Nova Scotia Museum includes 27 family-friendly museum sites where visitors of all ages can enjoy exhibitions, programs, and activities that educate as well as entertain.

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.


to June 26, 2015
Museum of Industry, Stellarton
Tuesdays after school   3:00 - 4:00 pm Ages 5 yrs.  & older Free Admission No registration...
January 30, 2015 to January 31, 2015
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Visit Ross Farm Museum this weekend and chat with our interpreters as they demonstrate the...
February 6, 2015 to February 7, 2015
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
In the early 1800's the only source of light would have been by candle. Many families would have...
February 7, 2015
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
"Black is Beautiful" 3:00 pm (1 hour)  Sensory friendly performance: 1:30 pm (45 min) In our last...

What's new

Learn more botany in Nova Scotia in our newest epub Nova Scotia Plants - available for download.

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Research Grants

The Nova Scotia Museum Research Grant Program is now accepting applications for 2015.

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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.