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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Great, vibrant community building Museum

The MacDonald Museum is working hard to engage the entire community with it's art shows and escape... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Middleton, Canada
Small town treasure

A must see in Middleton. Wonderfully preserved and staged exhibits. The clock room remains a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Middleton, Canada
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The Macdonald Museum is housed in Canada’s first Consolidated School. It features the Nova Scotia Museum’s collection of antique clocks and pocket watches, a circa 1940 classroom, a depression era general store, a community art display, a temporary...more
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21 School Street | B0s 1p0, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-825-6116
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The MacDonald Museum is working hard to engage the entire community with it's art shows and escape rooms way to bring the community together. But it's crown jewel is hosting a Weekly Market!!

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

A must see in Middleton. Wonderfully preserved and staged exhibits. The clock room remains a favourite.

Thank CrownVictoria
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great place to visit. This sets the standard for regional museums. The exhibits are clean and crisp in dialogue. As a visitor you are able to immediately engage in the stories of the region. The staff at the archives go beyond expectations to assist you...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Good exhibits I like the old store front set up. Around Easter they have a Chocolate & Wine fundraiser, I suggest you attend it's well organized by staff & volunteers. I like the 3 or 4 levels of stairs - an attraction themselves (elevator on...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

We take friends and family all the time when they come to visit. amazing history to be see including the set of a general store and very old clothing.My picture with my baseball team is even on the Wall Of Fame from 50 years ago.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Stroll back through the decades of this former school and see the many fine displays of antique artifacts and timepieces.

Thank CrownVictoria
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We needed to stretch our legs on our driving trip, so we stopped by the MacDonald Museum. No genealogy there, just looking for a place to walk around. It was a quirky, fun, old-school museum (pun intended). There were a few things in the permanent...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Macdonald Museum, 21 School St, Middleton, NS B0S 1P0 Canada We can't possibly thank the staff and volunteers of the Museum's Genealogy department enough for all their help and expertise during the many research hours we spent there. We came to Nova Scotia on a...More

1  Thank Lou P
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We visited the area for Cyndy's family history. They have sooo much stuff that is not available online for local family history - old newspapers, deeds, books, family submissions, .... They photocopy for you. A measly $3 admission was well worth it; not sure how...More

Thank Roland R
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