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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. 

Titanic puzzle.

We are looking for your help to find out more about this piece of the ill-fated ship, is there more out there?
Nova Scotia Museum technician John Tate has questions. Do you have answers?


May 30, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm The Marblehead to Halifax Race was the first ocean yacht race in North America. This race...
May 31, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
10:00 am to 12:00 pm The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is pleased to announce a new initiative...
June 1, 2017
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Join us for the opening of the 2017 season here at Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village. 
June 2, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Help us open Oceans Week HFX with a splash! Each year Halifax pays tribute...

Maud Lewis

Did your family have a connection to Maud Lewis? Is there a photo of her in an old family album? We'd love to use your image in our exhibit!

The Mi'kmaq

Heritage Day 2017 recognized the Mi’kmaq culture and the many accomplishments of the Mi’kmaq people. Please download our free information sheet on the Mi’kmaq.

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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.