Ancestral Wisdom.
Future Hopes. Daily Grit.


A Celebration of the LaHave River Community History


Located on a splendid point at the mouth of the LaHave River, in 1632 the museum’s site housed the first capital of New France, later becoming home to one of Nova Scotia’s iconic lighthouses.

Today, the museum celebrates the LaHave community from the first inhabitants to the present day, with treasures, activities and stories that bring our past to life.


What's On

Visit the Museum

Get Involved

Rent the Space

What's Coming Up


Annual General Meeting

October 16, 7PM

The AGM is your chance to share your comments on past and future projects for the Lunenburg County Historical Society. Only members get a vote but all community opinions are welcome! New board members will be voted on for the upcoming season.

Volunteer Appreciation.celebration will be held after the meeting as well. 

Potluck and Talk

September 18, 6PM

Guest speaker :: Merydie Fjarlie
Topic :: Local artist shares her creative talents in the specialization of metal thread art. With ancient beginnings she has evolved this art form into unique arts of work that are whimsical, provocative, and delightful all at the same time, 

Bring a dish to share and enjoy the talk!


Happy 150th, Canada!


Our flag day celebration at the historic Fort Point Museum in LaHave, Nova Scotia.