ATTENTION: COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination Required starting October 4, 2021

In accordance with the Province of Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 regulations, all visitors to the Historeum must show proof of full vaccination accompanied by a valid piece of identification to confirm your identity.

Read more here.

Plan Your Visit

Mondays – Closed
Tuesday  –  10:00am-12:00 & 1:00pm -4:00pm
Wednesday – 10:00am-12:00 & 1:00pm -4:00pm
Thursday – 10:00am-12:00 & 1:00pm -4:00pm
Friday – 10:00am-12:00 & 1:00pm -4:00pm

Please note that access to the Archives is available by appointment only. To make an appointment, please click here.

The Colchester Historeum offers a range of programs including illustrated lectures, demonstrations, films, and activities.

We maintain a permanent and growing collection of Colchester artifacts—some dating as far back as 300 years.

View current exhibits


Colchester Historeum
29 Young Street

Truro, NS
B2N 3W3


Admission will be by donation upon the reopening of the Historeum on the 22nd of June 2021.

Group Admission Rates

Rates are for groups of 10 or more people and must be booked in advance.
All groups must bring chaperones or group coordinators.
Group rates are for exhibits only and do not include Archives research fees.

Adults: $4.00
Senior: $3.00
Children/Students: $2.00

*Guided tours are an additional $20.00 for 10-25 people


Reserved parking spaces for museum and archive visitors are located at the rear of the building.