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Nova Scotia Museums

With 27 provincial museums and interpretive centres, 13 National Historic Sites, and dozens of community-based museums, Nova Scotia's storied history offers plenty of historical adventures. You will experience everything from the fisheries to fossils, and whales to woollen mills. Experience our history firsthand at our 10 living history museums where costumed interpretors bring to life days gone by,

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Take a walk the deck of a floating vessel at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic along the Halifax waterfront or at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic in Lunenburg or board a locomotive at the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry in Stellarton. With a calendar full of workshops, tours, celebrations, and demonstrations, our unique and interactive museums offer amazing living history experiences throughout Nova Scotia.

Whatever your interests, there’s an adventure to be had at each of Nova Scotia's 27 provincial museums with many special events taking place year-round.