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

2018 News and Events 
Free admission to the museum in March
Thank you to our March sponsors

Escape the Museum 8: The Time Machine
March 20-24 and 27-31
Click here for full details. 

Reading with Sandra Phinney
Saturday, March 24 at 2pm
Sandra Phinney will be doing a reading from her new book, Waking Up In My Own Backyard,
at the museum this coming Saturday, March 24th at 2:00pm.
Free admission

Society Meeting Talk 
Friday, April 6 at 7:30pm
Andria Hill-Lehr will give a talk on her book
Mona Parsons: From Privilege to Prison, from Nova Scotia to Nazi Europe
Free admission

Tickets are on sale now for a chance to win a beautiful quilt.
Tickets are only $2.00/each or 3 for $5.00.
Tickets may be purchased by visiting the museum or by calling us at 902-742-5539.
This quilt was donated by the Estate of Louise Vincelli. 
Draw will be February 1, 2019.
Click here to view the quilt

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panel thumbTake a stroll along 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-manorTake a house tour of Yarmouth and see some of our finest Heritage Properties. Many of these homes are a testament to the golden age of sail. Please CLICK HERE to begin.

             Sarah Bond Farish Moody's journal

sarah farishfrontpageSarah Bond Farish Moody was born in Yarmouth to Dr. Henry Greggs Farish and Sarah Bond. Sarah came from a creatively artistic family and is well-known for her artwork. In 1843 her family made a remarkable trip from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia to New York City US, to Toronto, Ontario and back. Please CLICK HERE to read Sarah's journal.

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22 Collins Street,
Yarmouth, NS B5A 3C8

Phone: (902) 742-5539
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