Vanguard

VANGUARD

150 years of Remarkable Nova Scotians

Open at the Museum of Natural History. Come and celebrate Nova Scotians who moved the province forward and made a difference. The exhibit will engage you with the stories of our people, whose lives exemplify innovation and change and champion diversity. Also on display our collective cultural installation led by Social Sculptor Miro Davis, Pollinating Constellation.

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.

Events

June 21, 2017 to November 5, 2017
Museum of Natural History, Halifax
On view Summer 2017 at the Museum of Natural History Indigenous stories are essential to who we are...
June 28, 2017 to October 15, 2017
Museum of Natural History, Halifax
​   Opening June 28th at the Museum of Natural History at 7:30 pm We are committed to telling Nova...
June 28, 2017 to September 30, 2017
Prescott House, Starr's Point
 Until September 30 In today’s world of instant messaging it is hard to imagine having to wait...
July 6, 2017 to August 31, 2017
Wile Carding Mill Museum, Bridgewater
Thursday afternoons, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Regular museum admission fees apply. Join Karen Wentzell,...

First Peoples, First Meetings: The French in Seventeenth Century Mi’kma’ki

On now at the Museum of Natural History. Indigenous stories are essential to who we are as Canadians. Discover story of kinship and alliance in a time of uncertain change.

Archaeology

Follow along as Dr. Katie Cottreau-Robins, Curator of Archaeology, and her team dig at the trading post of Charles de la Tour.

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Unlimited Visits

Come for an hour or stay for the day.  The choice is yours with a Nova Scotia Museum Annual Pass.