What do Anne Murray and Sidney Crosby have in common? Find out in our feature exhibit Gold: A Nova Scotia Treasure.
Discover how gold forms and how it got into the ground in Nova Scotia. Ever wonder how to pan for gold? Then check out the video of a Nova Scotia prospector straddling a stream to tell you what to look for and how to make that pan sift out the gold.
Love beautiful old gold jewellery? Then you should see the exquisite hand-crafted Nova Scotia gold jewellery from the Nova Scotia Museum collection beautifully displayed in this exhibit.
Did you know Nova Scotia had 3 (yes 3) gold rushes? Find out what happened when Nelson Nickerson tried to keep his gold discovery a secret from his neighbours.
Gold holds the promise of luxury, riches, and beauty. It represents great achievements, is the top prize and the undisputed first place. Throughout the world, this soft, shiny metal has inspired artistic traditions, influenced popular culture and helped to shape history. Explore gold and Nova Scotia in this elegant exhibit. There is something for everyone!