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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Annapolis Valley Historical Society

Record #: TOM0003
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2022
Last Full Update: 21 Apr 2016


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