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 27, 2015
Museum of Industry, Stellarton
Tuesdays after school   3:00 - 4:00 pm Ages 5 yrs.  & older Free Admission No registration...
February 28, 2015
Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro
1:00 pm Interested in learning how to hook rugs. Join an instructor as they teach you the basics of...
February 28, 2015
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
2:00 pm – FREE ADMISSION Cherry Brook United Baptist Church is located in Cherry Brook, also known...
February 28, 2015 to March 1, 2015
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
This weekend our interpreters will be demonstrating the traditional art of snowshoe making. We have...

What's new

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

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Heritage Day

NEW Infosheet - Viola Desmond was an African Nova Scotian who served not only as an entrepreneurial mentor to young women from her community, but whose 1946 criminal prosecution for daring to violate racial segregation in a New Glasgow theatre marked a watershed moment for civil rights and social justice in the Province, and in Canada. 

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