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Genealogical and Historical Societies in Nova Scotia

Museums listed below are also genealogical repositories. Please be aware that some of these pages have those annoying "pop-up" advertisements - just click on them to close. This list is in Alphabetical order.
If you know of others that are "on-line", or you find dead links, please email the webmaster.

Musée acadien & archives - West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co.

Admiral Digby Museum - Digby, Digby Co.
Antigonish Heritage Museum - Antigonish, Antigonish Co., no separate web site
Archives du Centre acadien Université Ste-Anne - Church Point, Digby Co.
Argyle Township Courthouse and Archives - Tusket, Yarmouth Co.

Beaton Institute Archives - Sydney, Cape Breton

Black Loyalist Heritage Society - Birchtown, Shelburne Co.

Blandford & Area Historical Society - Aspotogan Peninsula, Lunenburg Co.

Cape Sable Historical Society - Barrington, Shelburne Co.
Chester Municipal Heritage Society - Chester, Lunenburg Co.
Colchester Historical Museum and Archives - Truro, Colchester Co.
Cumberland County Genealogical Society - Amherst, Cumberland Co.
Cumberland County Museum and Archives - Amherst, Cumberland Co.

Dartmouth Heritage Museum - Dartmouth

Hantsport and Area Historical Society - Hantsport, Hants Co.
Highland Village Outdoor Museum and Cultural Centre - Iona, Cape Breton

Kings Historical Society and Old Kings Courthouse Museum - Kentville, Kings Co.

LaHave Islands Marine Museum - LaHave Islands, Lunenburg Co.

Mainland South Heritage Society - Halifax

North Queens Heritage Society - Caledonia, Queens Co.
Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association
Nova Scotia Museum - excellent comprehensive guide to Museums, Archives and Heritage Resources. Includes both on-line and not on-line resources throughout the province.

Parkdale Maplewood Community Museum - Barss Corner, Lunenburg Co.
Pictou County Genealogy and Heritage Society - Pictou, Pictou Co.

Queens County Historical Society - Liverpool, Queens Co.
Queens County Museum - Liverpool, Queens Co.

Shelburne County Genealogical Society - Shelburne, Shelburne Co.

The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia
The Genealogical Institute of the Maritimes
The Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society

Wentzel(l) Genealogy Society
West Hants Historical Society - Windsor, Hants Co.

Yarmouth County Museum, Archives and Historical Society - Yarmouth, Yarmouth Co.