One of Canada’s few comprehensive industrial museums, the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry tells the story of work and workers. Here you will find technology, steam engines and locomotives, cars and coal mining. Children will love the hands-on fun, the trains, and the demos. Find the true meaning of “made in Nova Scotia” at the Museum of Industry.
147 N Ford St, Stellarton,
NS B0K 1S0
Beginning in 1773, hundreds of ships carrying thousands of Scottish immigrants began arriving at Pictou Harbour, Nova Scotia.
Dr. Thomas McCulloch, came ashore in 1805 and soon found himself leading a monumental change in the lives of 19th century Nova Scotians. Visit McCulloch’s 200-year-old brick home and explore exhibits that detail how one man’s passion launched him on a journey to create public education in this province.
100 Haliburton Rd, Pictou, NS
The Northumberland Fisheries Museum, Lobster Hatchery and Lighthouse Research & InterpretativeCentre in Pictou pays tribute to the fisheries industry of the region by preserving the rich sea heritage and culture and to help conserve the vulnerable lobster populations in the Northumberland Strait.
21 Caladh Ave, Pictou,
NS B0K 1H0
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The deCoste Performing Arts Centre opened in 1982 with a fantastic performance by Rita MacNeil. Since then they have featured thousands of great performers from East Coast favourites to international headliners: Great Big Sea, Buffy Sainte Marie, k.d. lang, Natalie MacMaster, Matt Anderson and many more.
99 Water Street, Pictou, NS
Victorian-style house (c 1880), formerly owned by the Carmichael family, prominent New Glasgow shipbuilders. General collection of Pictou County artifacts: old Trenton glassware; china and photographs. Historical garden on site.
86 Temperance st. New Glasgow, NS