We are now open for the 2021 season!
Our regular hours are weekdays from 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m. and by appointment only on weekends.
All public health protocols are in effect. Please stay 2 metres (6 feet) apart from others, wear a mask, and sanitize your hands.
Our new Mi'kma'ki gallery explores ancestral life in Mi'kma'ki, the bonds formed between Nova Scotia's first people and the Acadian settlers, and the struggles that followed as settlement grew.
All in a Day's Work
The inventor of the Twinkie was from Cumberland County! Learn about him and other inventors, labourers, celebrities, and great minds of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Find out why the British wanted control of Acadian farmlands, see what life was like in Canada's largest WWI prison camp, and learn about the North Novies' D-Day invasion
View our showcase of Cumberland County artists in a series of six-week shows. A portion of sales will be donated to the museum. Visit our Facebook page for dates and featured artists.
Cumberland County Museum & Archives
150 Church Street, Amherst, Nova Scotia (Canada)