Nova Scotia Archives

    Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Ave. Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Your best destination for information about "the most comprehensive collection of Nova Scotia historical evidence anywhere."
    Sable Island
    Transcribe is the Nova Scotia Archives’ collaborative online workspace where the public can participate in enhancing access to our collections documenting over 300 years of Nova Scotia history, people, and culture.
    St. Croix Parish annual picnic
    Food, Drink and the Pleasures of Eating in Old-Time Nova Scotia. – We’ve opened our pantry to share 1000 old recipes, 17 Nova Scotian cookbooks, and a variety of pictures showing food, food preparation, and the pleasures of eating. Enjoy!
    Community Albums
    The Community Albums project is a collection of exhibits, or albums, created by archival institutions across Nova Scotia who volunteered their time to select and describe archival materials that tell important stories about the communities they serve.
    School Projects
    Are you researching a school project? Our website chronicles the people, places, and events that make up Nova Scotia's history through original records, photographs, maps, and more.



Please note a delayed opening at 10:30 am on the first Thursday of each month

Holiday Schedule


Nova Scotia Archives
6016 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1W4

Contact Us
tel: 902-424-6060      fax: 902-424-0628


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