The Kings Historical Society acknowledges that we are located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral lands and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.  We acknowledge the treaties of peace and friendship, and we thank the Mi’kmaw nation for their generosity in sharing their homeland with us. 


Welcome to  the  website of  Nova Scotia’s Kings County Museum.


We are pleased to showcase our museum and the work being done by the Kings Historical Society, who own and operate the museum. Welcome and enjoy!


We have worked to create a safe space and experience for our visitors and our staff .

 Monday– Museum closed to the public. Staff in offices.

 Tuesday—Archives are open to members by appointment.

 Wednesday– Museum is open with scheduled tours.

 Thursday—Museum open for tours geared towards a more child/homeschool activity-oriented experience. 

 Friday-  Museum Closed to the public. Staff in offices.

Call 902-678-6237 to book your tour or archive appointment . Click HERE for our COVID-19 protocol during your visit 

Stay in touch through e-mail, social media and our website. You can contact us at info@kingscountymuseum.ca or 902-678-6237 from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday. Our researchers are available to take your family and community history queries at genealogy@kingscountymuseum.ca 

Our genealogy archive is open for online requests.

Please join our social media channels where we continue to share updates and stories. If you are have questions about specific events, please contact us directly.

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 and Nova Scotia’s response, visit novascotia.ca/coronavirus.

Volunteer Position Available

Please browse our collections, latest newsletter and 2019/20 annual report by clicking on the icons below 



Property Online (POL) is an internet browser application that provides online access to land ownership and related information collected through the province’s Land Registration Offices and other sources. 

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  • All Meetings

    Burial Grounds Care Society Meetings

    Community and Family History Meeting  TBA

    Kings Historical Society- Membership Meeting.  Limited seating in our historic courtroom (upstairs) or join us on ZOOM.  Next meeting Nov, 24th. 7:30  The History of the Masonic Lodge in Nova Scotia with Sandy Buchan, Kentville Lodge #58

  • Shop

    Our online shop is OPEN

    Visit our shop to buy books on Kings County history, genealogical CDs , community and family research and tickets to our workshops and concerts

    Visit now!

  • Latest news

    Tuesdays our archives are open for members .
    Wednesdays the exhibits are open for tours.
    Thursdays are for Home Schooling Families with tours geared towards a more child/homeschool activity-oriented experience. 
    Book your appointment in our archives, for a tour or for our Home Schooling experience 902-678-6237

  • Exhibits

    Visit our exhibits page to learn more about our permanent exhibits, and also find out what special exhibits we have on at the museum at the moment.
    Take a look!

History studies not just facts and institutions, it's real subject is the human spirit

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Seven Sacred Teachings Registration is full

      November 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    2. Seven Sacred Teachings Registration is full

      November 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm