Canning Heritage Centre

Fieldwood Heritage Society

Record #: VOC0045
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2019
Last Full Update: 17 Dec 2019


Located In Canning
Where To Find Us
9809 Main St
Canning, NS B0P 1H0
Areas Served Canning ; Nova Scotia


Phone 902-582-7699
Contact June Granger
Mailing Address PO Box 142 
Canning, NS B0P 1H0

Description & Services

Canning Heritage Centre is a local museum operated by the Fieldwood Heritage Society and is located in downtown Canning along the Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley region. Canning was once the most populous community in Kings County and an important shipbuilding and merchant port from the early 1800s until the early 1900s. 
The museum displays artifacts on many aspects of historic Canning, from the early 1800s to present day, and has a collection of research material, including books, records and artifacts. The museum also has a special display dedicated to the extraordinary musician Wilf Carter who grew up in the area around Canning. A restored lighthouse is on site for public viewing. 
Please call during season for more information.
Hours Tuesday - Thursday
Dates July 1 - August 31

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