Malagash Salt Mine Museum

Months of Operation

June 15 - September 15

Hours Of Operation

Tue–Sat 10am–5pm, Sun noon–5pm.


1926 North Shore Road, Malagash Mine, Northumberland Shore


Darlene MacNeill

T: 902-257-2407

O/S: 902-257-2142



Located in the Northumberland Shore region (off Route 6, then follow the signs) the Malagash Salt Miners’ Museum is the site of the first rock salt mine in Canada (1918–1959). 

The museum houses displays of local industries including salt mining, farming, and fishing, as well as providing information on the Malagash area. The museum also features an annual theme display.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Gift shop
Picnic tables
Wheelchair accessible
Internet access

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission $2, seniors $1.50, students $1.