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Colchester Historeum

29 Young St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 3W3, Canada
+1 902-895-6284
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Daycare visits museum

I work in a daycare and I took a group of eight children ages four - five for a tour of the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tammy P
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Truro, Canada
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Visiting history

Always have interesting displays pertaining to local areas. Have special displays for certain... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
diner602016
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Truro, Canada
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  • Average11%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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29 Young St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 3W3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I work in a daycare and I took a group of eight children ages four - five for a tour of the museum. The staff were very friendly and welcomed us and our little friends. The children enjoyed it, especially seeing the Canon and the...More

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Always have interesting displays pertaining to local areas. Have special displays for certain events such as Remembrance Day,Black History Month and Canada Day. Also an extensive archive for anyone who wants to research family background.

Thank diner602016
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Before I had to go to the archives, I never gave this place a second thought. Well, I was pleasently surprised with how large, and how much it had to offer. If you want to spend an hour at a 1st class historical museum, this...More

Thank Thrillhouse73
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are wanting to trace your family heritage, this is a good place to do it. Extensive archives. The displays feature Debert army camp, and history of Truro area. We were hoping for more artifacts, but the enlarged old photographs were good.

Thank marvinamanda
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This beautiful building will be of interest to 1)those seeking information on their own Colchester County roots and 2)those interested in history in general. The exhibits are nicely set up, and the staff/volunteers are more than willing to help you with your research.

Thank JGON87
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a wonderful spot. The exhibits are excellent and cover so many interesting aspects of the history. Also, the second floor is an excellent place for family genealogy if you have family in Colechester county.

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Some nice exhibits and a very friendly staff. If you are connected to the area make sure you go to the archive. The staff there are a wealth of knowledge about the history of the area.

Thank MsLibby
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit, really cool exhibits and a wonderful layout. Floors creek where ever you go but it goes with the building.

Thank Kady s
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The main floor has lots of interesting history about Truro and the area. If history is your thing then this is the place to visit. .Also on the second floor you can find out about the history of your family from the Truro area. Many...More

1  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 17 December 2015

What a great place to visit if you are interested in local history. Lots of nice displays that are changed from time to time, and usually a book sale in the basement. Very nice to visit for tea in the garden during the summer!

1  Thank Judy R
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Ken C
Accessible?
9 November 2016|
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Response from ColchesterHistoreum | Property representative |
Hi Ken, I apologize for the delay. The Historeum has a wheelchair ramp and an elevator so all three floors are accessible.
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