Hours of Operation

Tuesday Open 9am-4pm
Wednesday Open 9am-4pm
Thursday Open 9am-4pm
Friday Open 9am-4pm
Saturday Open 9am-4pm

Location and Contact

The Kings County Museum
37 Cornwallis Street
Kentville, Nova Scotia
B4N 2E2

Phone: (902) 678-6237
e-mail: info@kingscountymuseum.ca

Upcoming Events

Genealogical Research Assistant


Come work with us!

Start Date May 22nd End Date Aug 26th (35 hours a week)

$14.50 per hour

Apply to collections@kingscountmuseum.ca with a resume and cover letter.



The Genealogical Research Assistant supports researchers in the King County Museum’s Community and Family History Department (C&FH). The successful candidate will be responsible to help researchers complete genealogical research. The successful candidate will also be responsible to answer community history questions through email, phone, and in-person requests. The successful candidate will also be responsible to update C&FH records, which includes processing obituaries, updating community history binders, filing and processing reference donations, and uploading information to online databases.


Genealogical Research

  • Help visitors complete family research
  • Complete research requests and communicate in a professional manner
  • Navigate and use C&FH resources
  • Help visitors navigate resources

Community Research

  • Answer requests
  • Research and compile information
  • Help visitors navigate resources


  • File and shelve material
  • Process obituaries and add them to the appropriate databases
  • Add to and organize community family history binders