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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. 

Titanic puzzle.

We are looking for your help to find out more about this piece of the ill-fated ship, is there more out there?
Nova Scotia Museum technician John Tate has questions. Do you have answers?


April 30, 2017
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
As a special feature this winter, there will be a hook-in on the last Sunday of each month.   ...
May 1, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm) Industrial Heritage Nova Scotia is holding their monthly meeting...
May 2, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 PM Globally, the effects of climate change have various but significant impacts onto both...
May 9, 2017
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
May 9th, 2017 at 7:00 pm Newfoundland has a vast and diverse coastline, much of it inaccessible to...

Maud Lewis

Did your family have a connection to Maud Lewis? Is there a photo of her in an old family album? We'd love to use your image in our exhibit!

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.