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.


October 7, 2014 to December 16, 2014
Museum of Industry, Stellarton
Drop in to the Museum of Industry to build, invent and create with Lego, including special...
October 25, 2014 to November 28, 2014
Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro
Fundy Geological Museum Presents: Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia, “Coastal Lighthouse Rug Hooking...
November 28, 2014 to November 30, 2014
Sherbrooke Village, Sherbrooke
 Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas  Make plans now to attend this years’ Sherbrooke...
November 28, 2014 to November 30, 2014
Sherbrooke Village, Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas Beginning 6 October 2014, the Municipality of St. Mary’s...

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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Give the Gift of Heritage

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