What’s new?

2021 Virtual Home & Garden Tour


Missing summer already? We’ve captured memories of warm sunny days in this breathtaking virtual tour of the Mahone Bay area on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore.

Already bought your ticket and enjoyed the tour? Consider making an additional donation here: https://mahonebaymuseum.com/product-category/hgtourdonations/

Hiring a bilingual youth under 30!

We are seeking an English to French Literary Translator to work a total of 280 hours before February 2022 with some flexibility between 35 hours a week for 8 weeks or 20 hours a week for 14 weeks. View the position details and requirements below and submit a resume and a French cover letter to mahonebaymuseumjobs@gmail.com

The Mahone Bay Museum, a small community museum created by the registered non-profit charity known as the Mahone Bay Founders Society, protects and provides on-site and online access to the history of the Mahone Bay area to save it from becoming forgotten or lost for the benefit of future generations.

Our Fall hours of operation have now ended. As of October 11, 2021, we are only open by appointment by donation until spring 2022.

If you would like to request an appointment 48 hours in advance, please email us at info@mahonebaymuseum.com

Masks, proof of vaccination, and ID are mandatory to enter the museum and we ask that you sanitize your hands upon entry. If you have any Covid like symptoms, please stay home.

Are you interested in volunteering with us?
Complete our online volunteer application here:

View our Fall 2020 Newsletter

Facebook Group to Reunite Mahone Bay Area Keddy Descendants!

We’ve created a Facebook group to create a Virtual Reunion for the Keddy family descendants! If you’re related to the Keddy’s who came to Mahone Bay area in 1753, you’re welcome to join via Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/4271135892904214/

Are you related to a different family who settled in Mahone Bay in the 1750s? Don’t worry, you can vote for us to host a reunion for your family too! Vote on our original post here: https://www.facebook.com/MahoneBayMuseum/posts/10158221809794030

Our 2020 Exhibits Include:

Visit www.mahonebaymuseum.com/collections/
for more information about our current exhibits