The Nova Scotia Museum is responsible for the provincial collection of over one million artifacts and specimens. As well, we oversee the maintenance of more than 210 buildings, four floating vessels and nine locomotives.
As a founding culture, African Nova Scotian history is deep and storied. Nova Scotia has more than 50 historic African Nova Scotian communities with a long, complex history dating back more than 400 years. Diverse groups including the Black Loyalists, Jamaican Maroons, Black refugees of the War of 1812, and Caribbean immigrants established communities across the province, contributing to the rich diversity that defines Nova Scotia.
Body Worlds Vital is an incredible exhibition offering an amazing opportunity to understand our anatomy, our health, and to gain a new appreciation for what it means to be human. Body Worlds Vital will be on view January 27 to April 30, 2023 at the Museum of Natural History.
Research is one of the fundamental activities of the Nova Scotia Museum. Our publications are available electronically through an Open Journal System catalogue hosted by Dalhousie University.