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!


The Museum is open from Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closing for the season December 13th at 4 p.m.

Join us for our Yuletide Open House

Re-opening April 2020 



NEW! Phil Volger’s Roots Web This site is a compilation of newspaper articles, images, documents and many other forms of historical data relating mainly to the Bay of Fundy and the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada. Appreciate the information gathered on Roots Web? Please consider donating to the Kings County Museum.

Our Planned Giving Program

please click on brochure for information

Volunteer Position Available

Please browse our collections,  latest newsletter, 2018/19 annual report and Curiosity Shop by clicking on the icons below

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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. 

Come in to the museum or send your request on line

  • Meetings

    Burial Grounds Care Society Meetings
    2nd Tuesday of each month.Please ring side door bell.
    Kings Historical Society Meeting  Christmas Party December 10th 

    Community and Family History Meeting MEETING December 11th 1:30 PM Kings County Museum  (lower level)


  • Shop

    Visit our shop to buy books on Kings County history, geneaological CDs and tickets to our workshops and concerts
    Visit now!

  • Latest news

    Check out our blog to read the latest news from the museum here

    You can also read more about the work of our conservator, Kelly Bourassa, on his blog Kelly’s Conservation Corner

  • 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. Yuletide Tea “All Dollied up for the Holidays”

      December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    2. Kings County Museum Open House

      December 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
    3. Yuletde Open House

      December 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
    4. KHS Christmas Party

      December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    5. Yuletide Open House

      December 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm