Cumberland County Heritage Network Society

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Wallace and Area Museum Season Opening

The Wallace and Area Museum will have their season opening on Friday, May 15th.

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Wallace and Area Museum

13440 Hwy 6Wallace, Nova Scotia
Phone: 902. 257.2191Fax: 902.257.2191

Hours of Operation:

May 15 to October 1, Tuesday to Saturday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.


FREE (donations welcomed).

The rich history of Wallace area is collected and preserved in the 1839 home of shipbuilder James B. Davison. The museum property of over 90 hectares stretches two miles from the Wallace Bay to the old CNR rail line now the Trans Canada Trail. Visitors may enjoy the walking trails, the heritage gardens as well as lectures and demonstrations. The museum collection includes not only artefacts from the Davison family but also collections of Mi’kmaq baskets, antique toys, nineteenth century clothing, and histories of the Acadians, British Empire Loyalists and Mi’kmaq settlements.

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