Above you can see the markers for various industrial heritage sites across Nova Scotia. Below is a list of sites by name, listed alphabetically.
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Acacia Grove/Prescott House, 1633 Starr’s Point Road, Port Williams, Starrs Point, NS.
Age of Sail Heritage Centre, 8334 Highway 209 Port Greville, NS.
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Baddeck, Cape Breton, NS.
Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, 20 Sky Boulevard, Goffs, NS.
Baird’s Tradesmen Museum, 12453 Highway 7, Aspen, NS.
Balmoral Grist Mill Museum, 660 Matheson Brook Road, Tatamagouche, NS.
Bangor Sawmill Museum, Maza Road, Meteghan, NS.
Barrington Woolen Mill Museum, 2368 Highway 3, Barrington, NS.
Bear River Lighthouse, Evangeline Trail, Bear River, Digby, NS.
Black Rock Point Lighthouse, Black Rock Light Road, Black Rock, Community of Black Rock, NS.
Boars Head Lighthouse, Digby, Tiverton, NS.
Building 16, Highway 2, Crops and Livestock Research Centre, Nappan, NS.
Building 18, Research Station, Kentville, NS.
Building No. 4, Nivens Avenue, French Cable Wharf, DREA, CFB Halifax – DRDC, Dartmouth, NS.
Canadian Pacific Railway Station, 15 Station Street, Hantsport, NS.
Canadian Pacific Railway Station, 151 Victoria Street, Annapolis Royal, NS.
Canso Islands, School Street, Canso, NS.
Cape Breton Miner’s Museum, 17 Museum Street, Glace Bay, NS.
Cape Forchu Lighthouse, 1856 NS-304, Yarmouth, NS.
Cape George Lighthouse, Highway 337, Cape George Point, Antigonish County, NS.
Cape St. Marys Lighthouse, Lighthouse Road, Clare, NS.
Charles Fort National Historic Site of Canada, Fort Anne National Historic Site of Canada, Annapolis Royal, NS.
Coldspring Head Lighthouse, Tyndal Road, Coldspring Head, Northport, NS.
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm, 471 Poplar Drive, Cole Harbour, NS.
Dartmouth Heritage Museum, 26 Newcastle Street, Dartmouth, NS.
East Ironbound Combined Lighthouse and Dwelling, Lightstation, East Ironbound, NS.
Enragée Point Lighthouse, Chéticamp Island, NS.
Firefighter’s Museum of Nova Scotia, 451 Main Street, Yarmouth, NS.
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, 68 Bluenose Drive, Lunenburg, NS.
Fisherman’s Life Museum, 10309 Highway 7, Oyster Pond, NS.
Flint Island Lighthouse, Lightstation, Flint Island, NS.
Former Field Forge Storage Building no. 90, Halifax, NS.
Fort Saint Marie de Grace, LaHave, NS.
Gabarus Light Tower, Gabarus Bay, Gabarus, NS.
Gas House, Lightstation, Sambro Island, NS.
Gilbert’s Cove Lighthouse, 244 Lighthouse Road, NS.
Gillis Point Lighthouse, Gillis Point Road, Gillis Point East, NS.
Grassy Island Fort, Canso, NS.
Greenwood Military Aviation Museum, 1 Ward Road, Greenwood, NS.
Halifax Dockyard, Barrington and Upper Water Streets, Halifax, NS.
Halifax South Western Railway Museum, 11188 Highway #3 Old Bridgewater Road, NS.
HMCS Sackville: Canada’s Naval Museum, Stn Forces, Halifax, NS.
Hooked Rug Museum of North America, 9849 Highway #3 Hubbards/Queensland, NS.
Industrial Heritage, N.S., 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS.
Intercolonial Railway Station, 21 Station Road, Tatamagouche, NS.
Isaacs Harbour Lighthouse, 583 Isaacs Harbour Road, Isaacs Harbour, Guysborough County, NS.
Kejimkujik National Historic Site of Canada, Kejimkujik National Park of Canada, NS.
Kentville Research Station, Research Station #5, Research Station, Kentville, NS.
Killam Brothers Shipping Office, 90 Water Street, Yarmouth, NS.
LaHave Islands Marine Museum, 100 LaHave Islands Road, NS.
LeNoir Forge Museum, 708 Isle Madame Historical Society, Veterans Memorial Drive, Arichat, NS.
Les Trois Pignons: Museum of the Hooked Rug and Home Life, 15584 Cabot Trail, Chéticamp, NS.
Light Tower, Country Island Lightstation, Country Island, NS.
Light Tower, 39 Lighthouse Road, Low Point Lightstation, Sydney, NS.
Lighthouse (new), Hawk Point Road, Lightstation, Cape Sable Island, NS.
Lighthouse, Peggy’s Cove, NS.
Lighthouse, Municipality of the District of Barrington, Cape Negro Island, NS.
Lighttower, Lightstation, Sambro Island, NS.
Lighttower, Seal Island, NS.
Lighttower, Port Hood, Henry Island, NS.
Lighttower, Isaac’s Harbour, NS.
Main Barn #11, #12, #13, Crops and Livestock Research Centre, Nappan, NS.
Malagash Salt Mine Museum, 1926 North Shore Road, Malagash, NS.
Margaree Harbour Front Range Lighthouse, Margaree Harbour, Inverness, NS.
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS.
Middleton Railway Museum, Middleton, NS.
Milton Blacksmith Shop Museum, 249 White Point Road, Liverpool, NS.
Minas Pulp and Power Mill, 3 Bedford Hills Road, NS.
Moose River Gold Mines Museum, 6990 Moose River Road, NS.
Museum of Industry, 147 North Foord Street, Stellarton, NS.
Nappan Experimental Farm, Cereal Forage Building #29, Crops and Livestock Research Centre, Nappan, NS.
Neil’s Harbour Lighthouse, Lighthouse Road, Neil’s Harbour, Victoria County, NS.
Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Avenue, Halifax, NS.
Nova Scotia Coal Fields, Stellarton, NS.
Nova Scotia Coal Fields, Sydney, NS.
Orangedale Railway Station Museumn, 1428 Orangedale Road, Orangedale, NS.
Out of the Fog Lighthouse Museum, Half Island Cove, Guysborough Cove, NS.
Port Bickerton Lighthouse Interpretive Centre, Bickerton West, NS.
Port Mouton Lighthouse, Spectacle Islands, Port Mouton, NS.
Prim point Lighthouse, Lighthouse Road, Prim Point, Digby, NS.
Queensport Lighthouse, Rock Island, NS.
S.S. Acadia, 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS.
Schafner Point Lighthouse, Granville Road, Schafter Point, County of Annapolis, NS.
Science Building, 210 George Street, Sydney, NS.
Seal Island Light Museum, 2401 Highway #3, Barrington, NS.
Shearwater Aviation Museum, 34 Bonnaventure Street, Shearwater NS.
Sherbrooke Village, 42 Main Street Sherbrooke, NS.
Shubenacadie Tinsmith Museum, 2854 Main Street, Shubenacadie, NS.
Springhill Coal Mining, Corner of Industrial Park Dr. and Memorial Cres., Springhill, NS.
Springhill Miner’s Museum, 145 Black River Road, Springhill, NS.
St. Paul Island, Southwest Lighthouse, 575 Dingwall Road, Dingwall, NS.
St. Peter’s Canal National Historic Site, Village of St. Peter’s, St. Peter’s Inlet of Bras d’Or Lake, NS.
Sydney and Louisburg Railway Museum, 7330 Main Street, Louisbourg, NS.
Sydney Mines Heritagee Museum & Cape Breton Fossil Centre, 159 Legatto Street, Sydney Mines, NS.
Tatamagouche Creamery Square Heritage Centre, 39 Creamery Road, Tatamagouche, NS.
Terence Bay Lighthouse, Sandy Cove Road, Terence Bay, NS.
The Burrell-Johnson Iron Co., NS.
The Dartmouth Rope Works, Dartmouth, NS.
The Dory Shop Museum, Dock Street Historic Waterfront, Shelburne, NS.
The Sutherland Steam Mill, 660 Matheson Brook Road, Tatamagouche, NS.
Tower, Coldspring Head, NS.
VIA Rail/ Canadian National Railways Station, Station Street, Amherst, NS.
Victoria Beach Lighthouse, Victoria Beach Road, Pointe Battery, NS.
W. Laurence Sweeny Fisheries Museum, 112 Water Street, Yarmouth, NS.
Wallace Harbour Sector Lighthouse, Highway 6, Wallace, County of Cumberland, NS.
Wile Carding Mill, 242 Victoria Road, Bridgewater, NS.
Wolfville Canadian Pacific, North Street, Wolfville, NS.
Yarmouth Iron Foundry and Machine Works, 108, 110 Water Street, Yarmouth, NS.