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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. 

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Visit our Canada 150 exhibit this summer, Vanguard: 150 Years of Remarkable Nova Scotians, at the Museum of Natural History, to see whose story is on display.  Be part of the conversation by sharing your stories of remarkable Nova Scotians with us on social media using the tag #NSMremarkable or email us your stories.


December 17, 2016 to April 9, 2017
Museum of Natural History, Halifax
Here Be Dragons celebrates human-dragon cultural connections with live animals and hands-on...
March 27, 2017
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
On Sunday join staff for tea & cake in Rose Bank Cottage. Mothers get free admission. For...
March 28, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm An intrepid band of six sailors voyage to one of the Atlantic’s most remote, inaccessible...

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.