The Mystery Artifact Revealed

The Kolon Motor

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The Kolon Motor was patented and used during the 1930s and 1940s. The base of the device would have been mounted on a bathroom wall with the lantern-shaped body in a vertical position. The contoured plate was then placed against a person's abdomen and upon turning the side levers, the plate would rotate, massaging the area. The plate of the Kolon Motor is similar to the shape of one's colon and its sole purpose is to relieve or prevent constipation.

This mechanical laxative was found at a yard sale and has become a prominent point of interest for all who see it.

News and Events

2018 News and Events 

4Ateliers Exhibit 
Starting August 4th (until September 15)

The Brown Paper Bag Show Exhibit
Starting August 8th. 

Harp & Soul Concert with Saeed
Saturday, August 25th at 7pm
Silk Road project initiated by Yo-Yo Ma to
share art and education across the world. 
Tickets available by calling 902-742-5539

The Night Sky is Full of Wonder
Wednesday, August 29 at 7:15pm 
Join amateur astronomer, Tony Schellinck as he 
shows you, with binoculars, how to locate constellations, 
asterisms, galaxies and more. 
Call 902-742-5539 to register

Quilt tickets for fundraiser
This quilt was donated by the Estate of Louise Vincelli. 
Draw will be February 1, 2019.
Click here to view the quilt

Fundraising Campaign 
The Yarmouth County Museum and Archives is looking to raise $20,000 for the digitization of our newspaper collection
and oversized items. 

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