Don't dawdle. 

Chores don't do themselves


Churn butter, make candles or tend the heritage garden


An Afternoon of 18th Century Living

Immerse yourself in 18th century Shelburne.

Play and work beside knowledgeable interpreters at the Ross-Thomson House & Store Museum, part of the Nova Scotia Museum family.


Like the interpreters, you can dress in authentic 18th century clothing as you carry out the daily chores and make your own mementoes from

your trip back in time - make a candle or build a Jacob's ladder.


Fire up the outdoor brazier for soap making, or churn butter, or help build a wagon wheel in the heritage garden.


Take part in demonstrations and activities for the whole family.  Please refer to our Program and Events Calendar for program times.




Shelburne's Historic Waterfront

Museums by the Sea

20 Dock Street, P.O. Box 39

Shelburne, Nova Scotia   B0T 1W0

Ph: 902-875-3219

Fax: 902-875-4141


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