Archelaus Smith Museum
Archelaus Smith Museum*

915 Hwy 330, Cape Sable Island, NS - 902-745-3361
Answering the British invitation to re-settle Acadia, Archelaus Smith came to Barrington in 1761 then to Cape Sable Island, becoming the first New England settler here to leave descendants. ...

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Barrington Woolen Mill Museum
Barrington Woolen Mill Museum*

2368 Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
Barrington Woolen Mill Museum in the South Shore region was a thriving mill back in the late 1800s when fishermen needed warm, durable wool clothing. Powered by a water turbine, the mill washed, ...

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Black Loyalist Heritage Site
Black Loyalist Heritage Site*

119 Old Birchtown Rd, Birchtown, NS - 902-875-1310
The Black Loyalist Heritage Site, located in Birchtown on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, shares the story of the Black Loyalists – free men and women who fought for the British during the American ...

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Cape Sable Historical Society Centre
Cape Sable Historical Society Centre*

2401 Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
The Cape Sable Historical Society Centre, located in Barrington (Highway 3) on the beautiful South Shore, is dedicated to the preservation of local history through exhibits and archives for ...

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Dory Shop Museum
Dory Shop Museum*

11 Dock St, Shelburne, NS - 902-875-3219
Step into this authentic harbour-side dory shop in the South Shore region to discover the historic Shelburne Dory and the world of the Grand Banks fishery as it existed from 1880 to 1971. ...

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Little School Museum
Little School Museum*

29 & 37 Locke Street, Lockeport, NS - 902-656-2850
The first schoolhouse in Lockeport, built in 1845. Collection of local historical material, artifacts relating to early life in the community, a replica of an early schoolroom and a marine room.

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Old Meeting House
Old Meeting House*

2408 Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
For two centuries, people have gathered at the Old Meeting House for both township business and religious worship. A National Historic Site, this New-England-style meeting house is the oldest ...

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Osprey Arts Centre
Osprey Arts Centre*

107 Water St, Shelburne, NS - 902-875-2359
The Osprey Arts Centre, located on historic Dock Street, Shelburne’s picturesque harbour along the South Shore houses the Osprey Theatre and the Coastline Gallery. The Osprey Theatre presents ...

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Ross-Thomson House and Store Museum
Ross-Thomson House and Store Museum*

9 Charlotte Lane, Shelburne, NS - 902-875-3219
The Ross-Thomson House and Store Museum allows you to travel back to 1780s Nova Scotia and the recently settled town of Shelburne in the South Shore region. Here, thousands of Loyalist refugees ...

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Samuel Wood Museum*

6697 Hwy 3, Woods Harbour, NS - 902-723-0346
Interesting displays and artifacts preserving the colourful history of this community: lobster- and ground-fishing, daily life, schoolroom. Quilting demonstrations. Tourist information.

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Seal Island Light Museum
Seal Island Light Museum*

Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
A unique experience awaits visitors to the scenic community of Barrington on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, where the Seal Island Lighthouse Museum had stood sentinel by the headwaters of the ...

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Shelburne County Museum
Shelburne County Museum*

20 Dock St, Shelburne, NS - 902-875-3219
The Shelburne County Museum, located in the town of Shelburne along the beautiful South Shore, houses an impressive collection of artifacts spanning more than two centuries of settlement in ...

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The Hawk Beach
The Hawk Beach*

Cape Sable Island, NS - 902-637-2015
The Hawk, located on Cape Sable Island, is located on the most southerly tip of Nova Scotia. Walk this white sandy beach and explore the 1,500 year old drowned forest - a broad area of petrified ...

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Western Counties Military Museum
Western Counties Military Museum*

2401 Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
Located in Barrington (Highway 3) on Nova Scotia’s scenic South Shore, the Western Nova Scotia Military Museum is home to more than 4,000 military artifacts and mementos from World War I, World ...

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