The Historeum will be closed today, Friday December 16th, due to the bad weather.
In honour of the Civic Square & Library Grand Opening, free admission at the Historeum, Saturday, November 19th, 10am-3pm.
As we approach the hundredth anniversary of the disaster, it is high time to examine some of the fictional versions of what happened and change the narrative to celebrate truth. For example, Boston did not save Halifax on December 6, 1917…. Truro did! And New Glasgow and Kentville and many courageous railwaymen, firemen, sailors, local … Continue reading Thursday, November 24 at 7:30pm Myths and Realities of the Halifax Explosion
Join us Thursday, October 27 at 7:30pm for The Experience of Nova Scotian Soldiers During the Great War, an illustrated presentation by Brian Tennyson, Emeritus Professor, Cape Breton University. Many men from Northern Nova Scotia went overseas with this battalion in 1915. Far fewer returned.
The Historeum’s Bargain Basement Bookmart is back! Saturdays, 10:00am-1:00pm. Check out the bookmart’s makeover and many new arrivals of previously loved books. Proceeds in support of the Colchester Historical Society.