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.

If These Walls Could Talk!

Explore Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia’s Witnesses to a New Nation, a photo exhibit of 150 buildings that saw Confederation. On display here June 8 – 18. Above photo courtesy of Chris Sharpe.


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!


May 1st to June 30
Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm
Sundays 1pm to 5pm

Closed Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day

July 1 to October 31
Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 5pm

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) 

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Unlimited Visits

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