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Nova Scotia Museum of Industry

147 North Foord Street | Nova Scotia, Stellarton, Nova Scotia B0K 1S0, Canada
+1 902-755-5425
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Fun for Everyone

Great place to explore and learn about our industrial community. Many times a year there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
judebg
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Stellarton, Canada
Great day trip spot

This is a great hands on place for kids. Very reasonable for a family. It's got a great layout with... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Shahzad D
via mobile
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Atlantic Canada's largest museum, the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry tells the story of work and workers. Here one will find technology, a beautiful pressed glass collection, an extensive collection of historic locomotives, steam engines, cars and coal mining. Children will love the hands-on fun, the trains, and the demos. Find the true meaning of "made in Nova Scotia" at the Museum of Industry.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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147 North Foord Street | Nova Scotia, Stellarton, Nova Scotia B0K 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to explore and learn about our industrial community. Many times a year there are special theme events.

Thank judebg
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great hands on place for kids. Very reasonable for a family. It's got a great layout with some unique artifacts.

Thank Shahzad D
Denise T, Marketing Services Officer at Nova Scotia Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the positive feedback!

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on a rainy day. It is very informative and well presented. Some good hands on things for kids (and older people) to play. We went out for lunch and came back for an engine in steam. They provided a wheelchair and getting around...More

1  Thank Jenny D
Denise T, Marketing Services Officer at Nova Scotia Museum of Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were lucky and got there on a day where there were only 2 sets of visitors so we had a tour guide all to ourselves. Her name was Anna and she amazed us with her knowledge base and interest in the history of industry...More

Thank SteveJ202
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is located close to the Stellarton exit from Highway 104 and should not be missed. There's lots of parking and it's close to gas stations and restaurants. The museum is larger than I expected and it has multiple exhibits about industry in the...More

2  Thank Roxtor
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We have been there several times and always enjoy it. Play area for young children on the wooden train and a few other areas such as the chocolate factory production line, the small sized construction machines and the water demos. Great place to walk around...More

Thank Abbyt345
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Made a determined effort to visit this location as we missed the entrance on a previous visit to the area. We had the place virtually to our selves, so spending some time at various spots was quite easy. Informative, but built for a younger crowd....More

Thank cankid
Reviewed 17 January 2017

...museum of industry exhibits delicious machinery hoists trains holograms coal gold gypsum to name a few...anple parking proudly and liberally displayed...ask for denise and be delited

Thank mikevanO
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were in the area and decided to visit the museum again recently. Very pleased with the Clairtone exhibit, both the panels and displays turned out really clear and organized, and achieved that 1970s vibe. Had a great reception with the lady working front desk/admissions....More

Thank shannhugo440
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is sort of the Nova Scotia version of the Smithsomian. Not as big, but well done. We spent several hours there. This is a great place to stop.

Thank leewillie
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