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.


December 1, 2014 to December 20, 2014
Firefighters' Museum, Yarmouth
Holiday Sale! 25% off everything in the Firefighters’ Museum Gift Shop! firefightersmuseum....
December 15, 2014 to December 20, 2014
Firefighters' Museum, Yarmouth
Come in out of the cold to the Firefighters’ Museum for some cookies and hot chocolate!...
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...

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!