Ta'n me'j Tel-keknuo'ltiek:
How Unique We Still Are

Ta'n me'j Tel-keknuo'ltiek: How Unique We Still Arereflects how Mi’kmaw people remain connected to the lands and waters of Mi’kma’ki. This exhibit offers a platform for Mi’kmaw people to express their continued experiences with an understanding of the lands and the waters of Mi’kma’ki. Mi’kmaw single-word concepts are represented through personal testimony and histories of individual Mi’kmaw people, featured objects, artifacts, images and symbolic artwork. These experiences and understandings are rooted in cultural expressions that connect past, present and future in this place. 

Read our Land Acknowledgement

#1792Project: 15 Ships to Sierra Leone graphic.

#1792Project: 15 Ships to Sierra Leone

Tuesday Night Talk, Feb. 27, 6:30 pm

As part of African Heritage Month, the Museum is excited to present Karen Hudson and Kathrin Winkler who are leading #1792Project: 15 Ships to Sierra Leone. They will share the amazing educational work to date, and our partnership of student driven art-inspired activities held annually at the Museum. All are welcome to attend our free Tuesday evening series and community night!


Welcome Wednesdays activities.

Welcome Wednesdays are Back!

Join us on February 21 & 28 as we celebrate African Heritage Month and Leap Year this month. The preschool fun happens from 10 am to 12 noon. Daycares and groups are welcome!




Titanic deck chair.

Titanic: The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax

Experience being aboard Titanic – from the crew stocking the boilers, to the immigrants in third class, and the passengers who travelled in style, first-class. Discover the story of how Halifax played a key role in the aftermath of the disaster, with the ships’ sinking on April 15, 1912. Glimpses of personal stories include the brave cable ship crews who endured treacherous conditions in recovering bodies, and the victims buried in Halifax.


Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:30 am - 8 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Merlin the macaw.


The museum is home to Merlin the Macaw, who is as much a part of the staff as any of our two-legged members of the Museum Crew!

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