Nova Scotia Museum 150

150 years of stories

We invite everyone to share their love for our diverse Nova Scotian culture, heritage and landscapes by visiting our family of 28 sites to celebrate 150 years of the Nova Scotia Museum.

Our Museums

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.


May 19, 2018 to June 8, 2018
Sherbrooke Village, Sherbrooke
Scheduled guided tours at 10, 11:30 and 2:30 or prearrange by Calling 1-888-743-7845
May 26, 2018
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
You do not need any rug hooking experience or equipment to create your own Ross Farm Ox in a Box...
May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Have you ever seen farm work being done with a pair of Oxen, watched a barrel being made, butter...
May 27, 2018
Highland Village Museum, Iona
  Join us for a special afternoon of Gaelic song and music with one of Gaelic Scotland’s favourite...

Museum Making

To mark our birthday, we want your help in choosing about a dozen items from Nova Scotia in 2018 to add to our collection. 


Museum publications share research about our collection to advance our understanding of the world and encourage research by others. The Museum publishes Books, Curatorial Reports, Infosheets, and Exhibit Research Reports.



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Celebrate 150 years rich with stories

Join us for 150 days of celebrations, events, and exhibitions.