Remembering the Tragedy of Westray. 25 years later

On May 9, 1992 the Westray Mine in Plymouth, Nova Scotia exploded, killing all 26 miners underground. Our special exhibit reminds us of the human story of this disaster and the community response. Remembering the Tragedy of Westray. 25 years later May 9, 2017 – June 25, 2017.

Clean the Diggings!

Whether or not you participated in our recent dig, you might enjoy learning how archaeologists clean the items they recover from the ground. Drop in to our workshop and grab a toothbrush!


Museum of Industry

Who we are

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. 

Kids & Families

Lots of kid-friendly fun found here!


November to April 30
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Closed weekends

Closed Good Friday, April 14 and Easter Monday, April 17, 2017 

View our seasonal hours


Adults $8.90 
Children $3.90 (ages 6 thru 17yrs)
Children under 5yrs are Free! 
Seniors $5.30 (65yrs & over)
Family $18.35 (2 adults & their children under 18yrs) 

Be social

Buy one Get 27

Unlimited Visits

Come for an hour or stay for the day.  The choice is yours with a Nova Scotia Museum Annual Pass.