Nova Scotia Museum 150

Become a Museum Maker

To mark our 150th birthday, we want your help in choosing about a dozen items from Nova Scotia in 2018 to add to our collection. What should we add? 

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.


June 1, 2018 to September 3, 2018
Ross-Thomson House & Store Museum, Shelburne
3:00pm - 5:00pm daily Ross-Thomson House & Store Museum Ready, set, churn!  Join our costumed...
June 1, 2018 to October 15, 2018
The Dory Shop Museum, Shelburne
Stop by the boat shop to see our Master Dory Builder, Milford Buchanan hard at work.  He’ll show...
June 1, 2018 to September 2, 2018
The Dory Shop Museum, Shelburne
June 1 - September 2, Alternating Saturdays & Sundays 10:00am - 12:00pm The Dory Shop Museum...
June 12, 2018 to October 2, 2018
Haliburton House, Windsor
Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm.   Meet in the Haliburton House parking lot.  New and experienced...


Museum publications share research about our collection to advance our understanding of the world and encourage research by others. The Museum publishes Books, Curatorial Reports, Infosheets, and Exhibit Research Reports.


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Celebrate 150 years rich with stories

Join us for 150 days of celebrations, events, and exhibitions.