Perkins House Museum

Months of Operation

June 1 - October 5

Hours Of Operation



105 Main St, Liverpool, B0T 1K0, South Shore


Linda Rafuse

T: 902-354-4058

F: 902-354-2050



Every day for over 40 years, Simeon Perkins recorded details in his diary about life, family and business in Liverpool. From mentions of ships’ captains, to notes about goods coming and going, to remarks about his house, American privateers, children being born and even the threat of the smallpox epidemic of 1800, Simeon’s observations provide a personal perspective on life in Nova Scotia from 1766 to 1812.
Now you can see and hear the Perkins family “ghosts” as they tell their tales about life in the late 1700s.  The museum’s exciting audio visual projections offer a new way to discover the stories pulled from Perkins’ diary, bringing to life the bustle of a large family and a thriving Colonial town.
Come discover the nooks and crannies of this historic home, see Liverpool’s history through the eyes of a prominent merchant and community leader, and enjoy hands-on demonstrations such as spinning, needlework and wool carding.
We are open from June until October. Admission is charged. Parking is on-site. Bus tours are welcome. Picnic area is available.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Gift shop
Picnic tables
Limited accessibility

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission charged.