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James House Museum

Bridgetown and Area Historical Society

Located In Bridgetown
Where To Find Us
12 Queen St
Bridgetown, NS B0S 1C0
Areas Served Annapolis County ; Bridgetown
Phone 902-665-4530
Contact Kathy Howland, Administrator/ Curator
Mailing Address PO Box 645 
Bridgetown, NS B0S 1C0
Description & Services
The Bridgetown and Area Historical Society owns, maintains and operates the historic James House Museum, a registered provincial heritage property. 
We are a nonprofit, volunteer, educational organization.  
We believe that history is fun, and that knowing something about it makes us better people and wiser citizens.  
We believe that through Bridgetown’s history an endless trail of fascinating stories, entertaining adventures, and instructive experiences can be followed.  
Let us help you make that kind of exciting journey of discovery, which will bring you new kinds of riches.  
You can join us as a member, explore our collections, attend a program, or read about our upcoming events.
Hours Open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm.
Dates Jun-Aug
Events Calendar link to upcoming events on
Special Information
Established 1979
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Community Organizations ; Museum ; Recreation Categories ; Tourism ; Volunteer Opportunity
Categories - General Local History Programs ; Museums ; Volunteer Opportunities