Ethnology Collection

    Roger Lewis, (Curator of Ethnology)  examining a Mikmaq petroglyph.    

    History Collection

    Lisa Bower (Assistant Curator, History Collection) examining 19th century botanical water-colours.

    Archaeology Collection

    Dr. Katie Cottreau-Robins (Curator of Archaeology) and Dalhousie Earth Sciences Dept. staff retrieving soil samples from an 18th century dyke at Grand Pré, NS.    

    Zoology Collection

    Kathy Ogden (Assistant Curator/Registrar, Natural History Collection) working with bird specimens in the Museum’s zoology collection. 

    Conservation

    Ian Loughead (Senior Conservator) working in the field at Haliburton House Museum.

    Ethnology Collection

    Roger Lewis, (Curator of Ethnology)  examining a Mikmaq petroglyph.    

    History Collection

    Lisa Bower (Assistant Curator, History Collection) examining 19th century botanical water-colours.

    Archaeology Collection

    Dr. Katie Cottreau-Robins (Curator of Archaeology) and Dalhousie Earth Sciences Dept. staff retrieving soil samples from an 18th century dyke at Grand Pré, NS.    

    Zoology Collection

    Kathy Ogden (Assistant Curator/Registrar, Natural History Collection) working with bird specimens in the Museum’s zoology collection. 

    Geology Collection

    Dr. Tim Fedak (acting Curator of Geology) examining fossils on the shores of the Bay of Fundy.

Collections & Research

Our collections, over a million objects and growing, reflect the incredible diversity of Nova Scotia’s human and natural histories. Curators, researchers, interpreters and collections care professionals work with artifacts and specimens representing archaeology, ethnology, botany, geology, cultural history, and zoology. Take some time to explore and learn about our collections, research, exhibits, publications, and behind the scenes work at the Nova Scotia Museum.