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!

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Thank you to all for a wonderful season in 2019..see you in April 2020! Please note that while the museum is closed for the winter we will be unable to answer research requests but will be happy to help you in the spring once we re-open.

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

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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. 

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  • Meetings

    Burial Grounds Care Society Meetings
    2nd Tuesday of each month. Please ring side door bell.

    Community and Family History Meeting April 8, 2020 1:30 p.m. The Community & Family History Department of the museum. (downstairs)

    Kings Historical Society  April 28th 2020 7:30 p.m. In our historic courtroom (upstairs|) Speaker TBA


  • Shop

    Our online shop is now closed for the season. Re-opening in April of 2020
    Visit our shop to buy books on Kings County history, geneaological CDs and tickets to our workshops and concerts
    Visit now!

  • Latest news

    You can 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