Nova Scotia Ag History Resources

Below is a list of agriculture and rural museums and resources across Nova Scotia. If you would like to be added to this list, please contact us reflections@farms.com

 

Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Middleton, NS
Annapolis Valley
Multiple
Local Middleton museum contains artifacts, households items, agriculture tools and more from Nova Scotia's museum collection


Apple Capital Museum

Berwick , NS
Annapolis Valley
History
Local history and area apple industry


Baird's Tradesmen Museum

Aspen, NS
Eastern Shore
History
Antique tools from different trades


Blair House Museum

Kentville, NS
Annapolis Valley
History
Area agriculture industry and local history


Blue Beach Fossil Museum

Hantsport, NS
Fundy Shore
History
Fossil tetrapods, fish, invertebrates and plants


Cape Breton Fossil Centre

Sydney Mines, NS
Cape Breton Island
History
Plant fossils from the Sydney coal field


Cole Harbour Heritage Farm

Cole Harbour, NS
Metro Halifax
Agriculture
Historic working farm museum, farmhouse with household artifacts from three centuries, farm machinery


Les Trois Pignons

Ch├ęticamp, NS
Cape Breton Island
Multiple
Acadian cultural centre including museum of the Hooked Rug and Home Life, local history and culture


MacDonald House Museum

East Lake Ainslie, NS
Cape Breton Island
Historic House
1840s period house, barn with agriculture equipment, one room school, operated by the Lake Ainslie Historical Society


Malagash Area Heritage Museum

Malagash, NS
Northumberland Shore
History
Site of the first rock salt mine in Canada, salt industry, fishing, farming, local history


Port Royal Farm and Country Museum

Granville Ferry, NS
Annapolis Valley
Agriculture
Farm implements and tools, farm household utensils, rural household items


Ross Farm Museum

New Ross, NS
Southern Nova Scotia
Agriculture
19th century working farm


Watson Smith & Sons Tin Smith Shop Museum

Shubenacadie, NS
Fundy Shore
Agriculture
Also known at the Shubenacadie Tin Shop Museum, includes 1890s tin shop, a hardware store from the 1920s,an artisans room, local handcrafts, period living rooms and clothing, farm relics, military tribute


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