Yarmouth County Museum and Archives

22 Collins St.
Yarmouth, NS B5A 3C8- Map It
(902) 742-5539

AAA Editor Notes

Yarmouth County Museum and Archives is at 22 Collins St. Housed in a granite church, the museum contains one of Canada's largest collections of ships portraits. Also featured are ships models, a lens from the Yarmouth lighthouse, costumes, a 1921 electric car, and a collection of tools, glass, china, toys and household items. Another highlight is a stone bearing a mysterious runic inscription that is linked to Norse explorations of around A.D. 1000. Five period rooms are offered. Archives contain historical documents, photographs and genealogical records. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Museum $3; $2.50 (ages 60+); $1 (ages 15-18); 50c (ages 6-14); $6 (family, two adults and school-age children). Combination ticket with Pelton-Fuller House $5; $4 (ages 60+); $2 (ages 15-18); $1 (ages 6-14); $10 (family, two adults and school-age children). Archives $5; $1 (students with ID).
Hours: Museum open Mon.-Sat. 9-5, mid-May through Oct. 1; Tues.-Sat. 2-5, rest of year. Archive hours vary; phone ahead.