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

Hook Canada Red
Opening reception, July 1 at 2pm
Click for details on this hooked rug exhibit

August Society Meeting
A dramatic presentation on the
first bank robbery in North America,
which happened here in Yarmouth.
Date: August 4th, 2017
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Education Wing, Yarmouth County Museum

Mystery at the Museum
August 11 and 12
Click mystery for more details on this event

Escape the Museum 7 contest!

Genealogy Workshop
September-November 2017
Registration will start August 1st
Click on workshop for further details

BOY award 2016
 

 

Heritage

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
Fax: (902) 749-1120

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