Sherbrooke Village Museum

Make yesterday your tomorrow! Explore Nova Scotia's 19th century heritage, brought to life by costumed interpreters, including blacksmiths, potters, weavers, wood turners, printers and ambrotype photographers. At Sherbrooke Village, every day is a trip back in time.


Village Treasures & Gift Shop

While visiting Sherbrooke Village be sure to drop into Village Treasures & Gift Shop to pick up artisan-made crafts by our Wood Turner, Potter, and Weaver. Take home a recipe book printed at our print shop. You will find a large collection of souvenirs and giftware.

New this year at Village Treasures & Gifts: local crafters have consigned goods such as quilts, knitting, paintings, sea glass pictures and jewelry. There is something for everyone at the Village Treasures and Gift Shop!

Museum Trails Closed

There is a provincewide ban on all travel and activity within Nova Scotia's forests until further notice including hiking, fishing, camping and off-road vehicle use. This ban extends to museum trails. Thank you for your cooperation. (2023-05-31)

Sherbrooke Village

In the 1860s, timber, tall ships and gold ruled life along the St Mary’s River, turning Sherbrooke into a prosperous boom town. Today, the picturesque village still stands proud, just as it did more than a century ago.

Explore this incredible living museum site where costumed interpreters bring history to life in 25 original heritage buildings on 53 acres, offering plenty of room to breathe the fresh air. Make our past your adventure by taking part in one of our many daily activities and experiences or by signing up for a multi-day learning camps and events.

Stop by Village Treasures & Gift Shop for a wide selection of unique village-crafted gifts. Enjoy a delicious meal at McDaniel’s Tea Room.

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Sherbrooke Village South

Sherbrooke Village North


Hours & Admission

June 14 to September 9
Wednesday to Sunday 9:30 am to 5 pm

Administration office daily 8:30 am to 4 pm





FAMILY (2 adults & their children under 16 years old)




Free parking on-site. Bus tours are welcome.

Dogs on leashes are welcome on site.

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Unlimited Visits

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