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.


January 10, 2015
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
Time: 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Registration spaces for 8 participants Cost: $20.00 Ship portraits...
January 10, 2015 to January 11, 2015
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Winter is fun at Ross Farm Museum, this weekend join us for a sleigh ride, and enjoy a delicious...
January 13, 2015
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm To begin our 2015 lecture series, we are pleased to welcome Bert Walker, Trustee of the...
January 17, 2015 to January 18, 2015
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric...

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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One pass gets you and your family into all 27 provincial museums!