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.


to June 27, 2015
Museum of Industry, Stellarton
Tuesdays after school   3:00 - 4:00 pm Ages 5 yrs.  & older Free Admission No registration...
March 5, 2015
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
6:00 pm Black Halifax: Stories from Here is a project of the Canadian Maritime Heritage Foundation...
March 7, 2015
Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro
1:00 pm Interested in learning the art of Agate Stained Glass. Join an instructor as they teach you...
March 7, 2015 to March 8, 2015
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Aprons were originally worn as an outer garment to cover the front of the body to protect the...

What's new

Learn more botany in Nova Scotia in our newest epub Nova Scotia Plants - available for download.

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March Break

Make the Nova Scotia Museum your destination this March Break! Don’t miss out on a wide range of fun-filled, hands-on activities for the entire family.

Museum Week

7 days, 7 hashtags. Join us March 23-29 for #MuseumWeek 2015!

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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.