Gift Shop

The Museum Shop - Open 7 Days a Week!

Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm

Drop by The Museum Shop and browse our latest books, toys, treats and local surprises.  New merchandise, including products from throughout Nova Scotia, are arriving all the time! 

What’s New at the Museum of Industry?

Inspired by the scenery and spirit of the Maritimes, the Museum Shop is thrilled to welcome the beautiful earrings of Tantallon’s The Little Red Door:




Shopping at our Gift Shop is “elementary” with our new Periodic Table Tees from Dozy Doats Totes:


We’ve added a touch of “glass” – seaglass! – with Lower Sackville’s Ceilidh Sea Glass Creations and their selection of note cards, prints and ornaments:

 Light up your life with our line of rainbow candles from Wolfville’s Applewicks Homefires:


What a catch!  New Nova Scotia Tartan lobsters from Waverley’s Tall Ships Trading Company, fresh off the boat:


A wide selection of Mahone Bay’s famous Amos Pewter ornaments, including the newest member of their annuals’ collection, 2019’s “Humpback!”:


The Museum Shop is please to offer baskets, wreaths and mats from Eastern Passage’s Kelptown Rope, all made from the recycled ropes of Nova Scotia Lobster fishermen:

Wrap yourself in Nova Scotian comfort with a tartan throw from Truro’s Fundy Textile and Design:

Satisfy your snack cravings with our selection of New Brunswick’s Covered Bridge Potato Chips, now available in six fantastic flavours.  Stop in and pick up a bag of your favourite salty sensation:

Shop Local

The Museum Shop offers a wide variety of local and unique items that reflect the industrial nature of the Museum of Industry.  Browse our selection of books with a strong local flavor.  Find that one of a kind piece of jewelry or giftware to treasure and make your very own.  Whether you are purchasing a souvenir of your visit, or looking for the perfect “Made in Nova Scotia” gift for someone special, the Museum Shop has something for everyone.

The Museum Shop is pleased to offer an array of ever-popular local and Nova Scotia-crafted products.  These include: 

  • Locally-made shortbread, caramels, and chocolates
  • Historic and scenic photographs of Pictou County
  • Hand-made quilts crafted by local artisans and Museum volunteers
  • Pictou County and Nova Scotia Tartan clothing and giftware
  • Local stories and histories penned by area authors
  • New Scotland t-shirts from Wearwell Garments in Stellarton
  • Candles, beach glass jewelry and pewter ornaments from Nova Scotia vendors


The Museum Shop is always well-stocked with an assortment of souvenirs, perfect for the visitor who wishes to take a piece of Nova Scotia home with them.  These include:

  • Souvenir napkins, playing cards and tea towels
  • Magnets, key chains, lapel pins
  • Nova Scotia themed t-shirts for children and adults
  • A selection of provincial and Canadian flags and license plates
  • Postcards featuring images from across the county and province


The industrial heritage of Pictou County and Nova Scotia is always on display in the Museum Shop.  Examples of these items include:

  • “Train” items, including toys, clothing, books, and wall plaques
  • Lost Cod Clothing Co. industrial-themed t-shirts, caps and stickers (including Clairtone, Ferguson Industries, and Sydney Steel)
  • Books and vintage photographs that detail our region’s industrial past


The Museum Shop is open during regular summer hours from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday.  The Shop is also open Sundays: in May and June, from 1 pm to 5 pm; and from July to October, from 10 am to 5 pm.

There is no admission charged to visit the Museum Shop.

We accept debit cards, VISA, MC, AMEX, and U.S. Currency.

CAA/AAA card holders receive a 10% discount off all store merchandise.