Ned MacDonald Historical Society and Museum
62 Lower Railway Street,
Established in the former Canadian National Railway Station (1901), the museum's purpose is to promote, conserve, research, communicate, and exhibit our history, heritage, and culture to our community and visitors alike. Consisting of extensive displays illustrating and depicting the underground miner, the miner's home, and street scenes with background murals, the relationship with another era becomes more vivid. Complimented with artifacts, paintings as well as drawings, photographs, A/V collection, archives, and gallery. This site reflects both the pioneering and mining history of the community from 1803 to the mining eras of the 19th and 20th centuries. Hiking, ecotours, mine site and fossil study tours arranged. Coal samples, pamphlets, booklets. Photographs are also available.
Operated by Inverness Historical Society
Terry MacDonald, Curator
June - October 10:00 am - 6:00pm