Annapolis Valley Has
A Museum For Everyone

So what is your interest? I bet you can find a museum in the Annapolis Valley about it.

HMCS Cornwallis was built during World War II to train the number of seamen needed for the on-going Battle of the Atlantic and it became the largest navel-training base in the British Commonwealth. You can view the full history of this base, the tri-forces and the Merchant Navy through artifacts, documents and tons of pictures.

James House Museum

Bridgetown, NS

The James House is located at 12 Queen Street, Bridgetown. Inside there are many items of interest from the town including many pictures. There is also a military room sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion and a tearoom. The society holds several events here during the year including a Victorian Christmas.

Memory Lane Railway Museum

Shipping Fruit Scene in Annapolis Valley 1908

The Memory Lane Railway Museum is located at 61 School St., Middleton and is open year round. Inside you can view hundreds of unique railroad artifacts, including model railways, railroad implements, antique station paraphernalia plus many more interesting items.

Mount Hanley Schoolhouse Museum

The Mt Hanley School Museum, Mount Hanley, NS

The Mount Hanley Schoolhouse Museum is located at 2130 Mount Hanley Road at the intersection of Brown Road. Inside is original schoolbooks, desk and other items from the school and community. There is also a special display on Joshua Slocum, who attended school here and who was the first to sail around the world alone.