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Admission is free!

2022 Fall hours of operation are now in effect. Please check our hours of operation by clicking here

We are a small community museum run by the registered non-profit charity known as the Mahone Bay Founders Society. We protect and provide 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.

Saturday Oct 1st & Sunday Oct 2nd

Past Event

If you missed our event on August 3rd by Dr. Kenneth S. Paulsen on the Anglican, Lutheran, and Calvinist origins of faith in Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, and surrounding area, email us for more information regarding a recording of the presentation we hope to make available online after the event: info@mahonebaymuseum.com

Our 2022 Exhibits Include: 1754 Settlement, Introduction to Mi’kmaw History, Shipbuilding, the Three Churches, Local Female Artists, Settler Families, Early Kitchens, Local Ceramics Collector Percy Inglis, the First World War, and Antique Toys.

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

John from the South Shore Ship Modellers Guild is back and working on a model of the Maggie Belle that was built in Mahone Bay! Catch him here at the Museum on Thursdays from about 1pm to 4pm.

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

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 Keddys 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