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 opened our doors for the fall season on September the 9th . We will be open every Wednesday for tours (general public) and Tuesdays for archival research (members only).  Call 902-678-6237 to book you tour or archive appointment . Click HERE for our COVID-19 protocol during your visit 


While our doors remain closed most days to the public our staff is busy behind the scenes working on a backlog of accessions, collective access and collections reorganization.

 We will 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.

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.

Volunteer Position Available

Please browse our collections,  latest newsletter, 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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    Burial Grounds Care Society Meetings
    2nd Tuesday of each month. Please ring side door bell.

    Community and Family History Meeting 

    Kings Historical Society  In our historic courtroom (upstairs) next meeting “Musings of a County Museum Curator” with Bria Stokesbury. Date to be announced

  • 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

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    We are open every Wednesday by appointment only. Call 902-678-6237 to book you tour .
    Our archives are open on Tuesdays for members only. Book your appointment 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 Around Reconciliation

      November 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    2. Seven Sacred Teachings Around Reconciliation

      November 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm