Memories of Yarmouth

Each of the rotating photos in the display to the left represents an era spanning nearly or over 100 years ago from the community of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. These images have been taken from the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives' extensive collection of old Post Cards.

If you happen to be in the Yarmouth area, why not come in and see the large collection of fascinating artifacts we have to offer.

Welcome to Yarmouth County Museum

An award-winning museum with over 20,000 artifacts that document Yarmouth County's heritage, in a historic former church. We have the third largest ship portrait collection in Canada.

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News and Events

Employment opportunity

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From September 17 to November 18

Starry Nights Photography exhibit by Bill Curry

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7pm

One-time screening of THE MESSENGER

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Saturday, November 5, 2016

Annual Fall Museum Fundraiser

"Staying Alive" 70s' Disco and Dinner

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panel thumbTake a leisurely stroll along the town of Yarmouth's historic waterfront and see how our industries and individuals have shaped our history and culture. Please CLICK HERE to take our interesting and educational Panel Tour.

murray-manorWalk along a number of the oldest streets in Yarmouth and see some of our finest Heritage Properties. Many of these lovely homes are a testament to the golden age of sail. Please CLICK HERE for a Walking Tour.

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22 Collins Street,
Yarmouth, NS B5A 3C8

Telephone: (902) 742-5539
Facsimile: (902) 749-1120


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We are working in partnership with the Culture Division of Nova Scotia.


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