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.
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.
Celebrate 200 Years
Pass through the gated entrance of Uniacke Estate Museum Park and experience part of Nova Scotia’s history. Surrounded by towering old growth trees, the tranquil lane you’re traveling on winds its way along the historic Halifax-to-Windsor stage coach route - the province’s first highway.