Vanguard

VANGUARD

150 years of Remarkable Nova Scotians

Opening June 28th at the Museum of Natural History at 7:30 pm. 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
Opening June 21 at Museum of Natural History at 3 pm On view Summer 2017 Indigenous stories are...
June 26, 2017 to June 29, 2017
Sherbrooke Village, Sherbrooke
Improve your abilities in the art, technique & craft of songwriting! Come to the shores of the...
June 27, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm   As part of our continuing series of live music this summer, the Maritime Museum of the...
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...

The Mi'kmaq

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, this year celebrate the Mi’kmaq culture and the many accomplishments of the Mi’kmaq people. 

Membertou’s Gourd

The gourd dates to 1610 and represents the only recorded object directly linked to Membertou at Port Royal. Please download our free information sheet on Membertou’s Gourd

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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.