Sherbrooke Nova Scotia

Visit Sherbrooke Village Museum

Every day is an adventure and trip back in time as Nova Scotia’s 19th century heritage is brought to life for visitors of all ages by costumed interpreters in 25 original heritage buildings including blacksmiths, potters, wood turners, weavers and printers. Come back in time to the boom years when shipbuilding, lumbering, and gold mining dominated the local economy. Our activities, workshops, learning programs, weekly concerts and schedule of special events make it easy to get your hands-on history all summer long! Open May 19 to October 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit us 45 minutes south of Antigonish on Highway #7 or 3 hours east of Halifax Call 1-888-743-7845.

Cultural Learning Camps Registration is Now Open

Promoting development in ability, technique & nurturing of artistic growth during learning experiences, with classes, evening get together, and Grand Finales. Meals & camp style lodging available on-site for multi-day programs.

Step into 1867

Sherbrooke Village and choose your level of experience. You may become an “Explorer” for the day by dressing in period costume, a unique way to experience history for all ages. Or will you become a “Discoverer”? Dress in period costume and become part of the Sherbrooke Village adventure by being immersed in the life of a local villager in 1867. Will you become the blacksmith’s, potter’s or wood turners apprentice, a farming family, or the jailer’s wife? You may be treated to a Victorian tea and participate in a stewardship to leave your mark on history here at Sherbrooke Village. Explorer and Discoverer packages take place daily from July 2- Oct 13 from 10:30 am – 3 pm. Additional fees apply for “Discoverer Program”. Pre-register for these unique experiences at 1-888-743-7845”


Sherbrooke Village is host to a wide variety art & culture offerings this season.

Sherbrooke Village is host to a wide variety art & culture offerings this season.

The Sherbrooke Village Exhibit Centre is hosting another fabulous Indigenous Art display and sales. Exhibit will feature the stunning works of Loretta Gould, Jay Bell Redbird & Halina Stopyra.
The Cooperative Art Gallery at the "Cook House" will be open daily from Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. You will find for sale original oils, watercolours, acrylics, and sculpture, as well as prints and cards.  The 'Community Wall' can be rented by artists for two-week periods.

Brad Burns will be on hand all season performing power saw carving demonstrations and selling his one of a kind art.
Throughout the season our “Artist in Residency” program will bring in a number of artists, crafters, painters and creators all with their own unique offerings.”

Be social

Toll Free Number 1-888-743-7845


Ambrotype Photography

Ambrotype is a unique form of photography that is practiced in Sherbrooke Village. Through the process of Ambrotype, pictures are taken on a plate of glass. Visitors who would like a lasting memory of Sherbrooke Village can dress in period costume and have their picture taken with a camera that dates back to 1905.

Hands on History

Hours & Admission

 Full Schedule of Activities
June 8 to October 14
Open Daily 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Guided Tours
May 18 to June 7
Prearrange Guided Tours for groups by calling 1-888-743-7845

Regular Admission Rates

Adults $15.95
Child $4.95
Family (2 adults & their children under 16 yrs old) $34.95
Senior $10.95
Adult season pass $24.95
Family season pass $49.95
Group rate $12.00

(Note-All prices subject to HST)


Dogs on leashes are welcome on site.

Buy one Get 27

Unlimited Visits

Come for an hour or stay for the day.  The choice is yours with an Annual Pass.