Cultural Points of Interest

Art Gallery 215

Showcasing all artistic Mediums, including Jewelry, Fibre Art, Iron Work, Scrimshaw, Photography, Woodturning, Rug Hooking/Design, Stone, Glass, Sculpture and Paintings (oils, acrylics, watercolours, pastels). Visit their website.

 

Jennifer Marlow Woodcarver

The tradition of wood carving holds numerous attractions for Marlow. It embraces heritage, environment, and art while demanding a cooperation and trust between hand and eye, intricately linking the tactile with the aesthetic. Visit the studio website.

 

Inklings in Wood

Artistic wood turner, Ben McLellan, operates his shop and studio in the picturesque Glooscap Trail, within the village of Maitland. Inklings in Wood is open to the public to see the process of woodturning. from conception to finish. Visit the studio website.

 

Lawrence House Museum

Explore the history of shipbuilding in our area at the Lawrence House Museum.

 

Uniacke Estate Park

After viewing the house at Uniacke Estate, spend some time exploring one or more of the seven outstanding hiking trails available on this 930-hectare property. You can discover Nova Scotia’s rich natural heritage in all seasons.

 

Lower Selma Museum

The Lower Selma Museum, located in the former Lr. Selma United Church (1865), is a designated Municipal Heritage Property and is a repository for documents, photos, artifacts and other ephemera pertaining to East Hants. It also houses a small research library and is a valuable resource for genealogical research.

 

Tinsmith Shop and Hardware Store Museum

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.