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Record #: COL0261
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2022
Last Full Update: 07 Nov 2017


Located In East Hants
Where To Find Us
Tinsmith Museum
2854 Main St
Shubenacadie, NS
Canada B0N 2H0
Areas Served South Colchester


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Phone 902-758-2013
Contact Museum manager
Mailing Address B0N 2H0
Volunteers Wanted! Museum Manager, Tinsmith Museum; Email:
Volunteer Opportunity Story Tellers, Tour Host

Description & Services

Information Build in 1896 the Tinsmith Museum is a step back into history of the business and residence of Watson Smith. Watson Smith & Sons Tinsmith Shop and Hardware Store Museum is located in Shubenacadie in the Fundy Shore and Annapolis Valley region. In the early 1890s, the property served as a milk can fabrication facility and hardware store. The museum features a tin shop (c 1896), hardware store museum (c 1905–1970), as well as a military display in honour of the veterans who served our country. The museum houses a milk can production display; furnished rooms and clothing from 100 years ago; household goods and farm tools. A gift shop with 100% locally made crafts is on site, and parking is available. Bus tours are welcome. Wheelchair accessible.
Hours Wednesday thru Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Dates May 15-September 30


Public Bulletin Special events operate only at specific times of the year. Check with the organization for current information about dates of operation!

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