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. 

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.


June 21, 2017 to November 5, 2017
Museum of Natural History, Halifax
On view Summer 2017 at the Museum of Natural History Indigenous stories are essential to who we are...
October 23, 2017
Le Village historique acadien, Lower West Pubnico
Halloween Trivia with Charlene and Chris Monday, October 23 at 7:00pm at the Historic Acadian...
October 23, 2017
Le Village historique acadien, Lower West Pubnico
Trivia d’Halloween avec Charlene et  Chris le lundi 23 octobre 2017 à 19h au Village historique...
October 24, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 p.m. “The rumble got louder, the walls quaked as if in fear, and the classroom's windows...

First Peoples, First Meetings: The French in Seventeenth Century Mi’kma’ki

On now at the Museum of Natural History. Indigenous stories are essential to who we are as Canadians. Discover story of kinship and alliance in a time of uncertain change.

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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.