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Annual Christmas Craft Sale. November 22nd 9am-4pm.

Annual Christmas Craft Sale. November 22nd 9am-4pm.

Craft tables will be set up at both the Colchester Historeum and the Truro Fire Hall. To book a table please stop by the Colchester Historeum or contact Amanda Hatfield at (902) 673-3120 or ajmhatfield@gmail.com

Public Lecture Thursday, November 27 at 7:30pm. Steven Laffoley “Using Fiction to Talk About History”

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Author Steven Laffoley has written many books with an historical background of Nova Scotia. He will be on hand to discuss “Using Fiction to talk about History”, as well as his newest book: The Blue Tattoo.

Knit-In 15th of each month from September to June, 1:30pm to 7:30pm


On the 15th of each month, drop by with a knitting project, learn new skills & patterns, and hang out with fellow knitters! Beginners and experts welcome.

Colchester Historeum Fundraisers!


The Colchester Historeum has a number of fun fundraising activities such as a charity auction, and a 50/50 draw. We have set up a special Facebook page, to learn more click on the “Charity Auction” photo on the right.

60th Anniversary Magazine sign up. Free for members to receive by email!

Celebrating 60 years

In honour of the Colchester Historical Society’s 60th Anniversary our volunteers have compiled a special magazine highlighting stories and pictures from the past 60 years. The magazine is expected to be ready for distribution by the end of April. There are 2 ways to request a copy of this magazine. If you are a Colchester […]

Winter Hours and Closed for Holidays


Beginning in December the Colchester Historeum will be switching to its winter hour of Tues-Friday 10am-12pm,1pm-4pm.
The Colchester Historeum will be closed from December 24 to January 5 (inclusively).

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