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 Archives contain historical documents, photographs and genealogical records.

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).
Museum open Mon.-Sat. 9-5, June 1-Oct. 1; Tues.-Sat. 2-5, rest of year. Archive hours vary; phone ahead. Allow 30 minutes minimum.
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