Queens County Museum, Liverpool

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The Queens County Museum, located at 109 Main Street in Liverpool, Nova Scotia has a long and rich history beginning with the aboriginal Mi’kmaq people. In 1759, Liverpool was settled by New England Planters (colonists). Throughout the years the people of Queens have recorded many stories of Privateering, forestry, fishing, shipbuilding and merchant shipping. One of the most significant historical documents is the Simeon Perkins’ diary. These volumes provide a detailed record of daily life in the early years of the county. The Museum is the keeper of this and many other important links to our past. The Museum was built in the style of a large colonial-era warehouse, similar to what could have been found in Liverpool 200 years earlier. It sits adjacent to the Simeon Perkins House Museum-the oldest house in the Nova Scotia Museum Collection.
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  • My family and I were pleasantly surprised with this museum. Very interesting with many things to see. Friendly staff. Will return next year! 
    My family and I were pleasantly surprised with this museum. Very interesting with many things to see. Friendly staff. Will return next year!  more »
  • Stopped by with my 13 year old granddaughter. It is always so interesting. The staff are very informative and helpful. 
    Stopped by with my 13 year old granddaughter. It is always so interesting. The staff are very informative and helpful.  more »
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  • Was here for the Charles Dickens Christmas display, it was easy spending an hour here. Thoroughly enjoyed the Christmas tree displays making for some great photo opportunities. The highlight is definitely the lighted Christmas village and the mulled cider!
  • This small but welcoming museum was a blast. Lots of local history, and how it relates to the area. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly, and really try to bring the experience alive. The museum visits are also by donation, and the items for sale are more interesting pieces in their own right than just museum souvenirs. While there's not a lot of depth to the museum, it's definitely worth checking out at least once.

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