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 August 26, 2015
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Take part in this special living history program for children and get a sense of what life was like...
to September 29, 2015
Highland Village Museum, Iona
The Highland Village céilidh, or house visit, features the convivial social and cultural ...
to August 28, 2015
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Join us for a morning of interactive games that focus on language, song, dance and other aspects of...
to September 29, 2015
Highland Village Museum, Iona
Fresh webs of wool taken from the loom and awaiting tailoring as blankets and clothing required pre...


Celebrate archaeology and the thrill of discovery! Join us Saturday, June 13 for our first Public Archaeology Day.

Nova Scotia Plants

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



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