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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Annapolis Valley Historical Society

Located In Middleton (Annapolis Co.)
Where To Find Us
21 School St
Middleton, NS B0S 1P0
Areas Served Annapolis Valley Region
Phone 902-825-6116
Mailing Address PO Box 925
Fax 902-825-0531
Description & Services
Our museum is located in the former Macdonald Consolidated School building, which was: 
- The first consolidated school building in Canada 
- Founded by Sir William C. Macdonald, educational philanthropist 
- School operated from 1903 to 1979 
We hold: 
- Over 150 antique clocks and pocket watches from the Nova Scotia Museum's collection. 
- Displays of historical artifacts, household items, agricultural tools and more. 
- Recreated classroom and general store.  
- Sports Heritage Wall of Fame.  
- Genealogical research library with information pertaining, but not limited, to Annapolis County families and local communities. 
- Gift Shop 
- Meeting facility for up to 150  
Incorporated in 1978, the Annapolis Valley Historical Society acts as a governing body for the Museum.  
Please visit our website for membership information, current events, exhibit details and more. 
Contact us about volunteering!
June 1st - Sep 3 
Mon to Sat: 9:30 am to 4pm  
Closed Sundays and Holidays 
by appointment only
Meetings Society Meetings: 
7:30pm, 4th Tues, Sep to Nov, and Apr.  
Annual General Meeting:  
4th Tues of May.
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible - Wheelchair
Events Calendar link to upcoming events on
Special Information
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Categories - General Community Facilities/Centres ; Historic Places ; Historic Preservation ; Museums ; Volunteer Opportunities