All Museums and interpretive centres in Nova Scotia

The first European settlers arrived in North America over 400 years ago, establishing early communities on the Bay of Fundy shores. The struggle between the British and the French for control of this region — and the emergence of ship-building and the coastal economy that followed — is told in the museums and national historic sites around the Bay of Fundy.

  • Avon Heritage Museum

    The Avon Heritage Museum and Avon Spirit Shipyard in Newport Landing are located on the scenic shores of the Avon River. The Avon River area became one of the great square-rigged wooden shipbuilding centres in Nova Scotia in the 19th Century. Where the museum now sits in Newport Landing was once the Read more [...]

  • Bass River Museum

    With a wide variety of displays, our museum has something to interest everyone. From war memorabilia, farming, blacksmithing, household items, and schools, to the Dominion Chair Company, we are able to tell the stories that our community was built on. Located in the heart of Bass River, Nova Scotia, we Read more [...]

  • Age of Sail Museum

    Professional hands on exhibits, videos and interpretive tours help to interpret the history of the lumbering, shipbuilding and sailing history of the Parrsborough Shore, as well as the communities that supported them. The Age of Sail museum complex consists of 6 display buildings including a repurposed 1854 Methodist Church a Read more [...]