Nova Scotia Highlander Regimental Museum
|Record #: TOA0041||Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017||Last Full Update: 19 Sep 2017|
|Where To Find Us||
Col. James Layton Ralston Armoury
36 Acadia St
Amherst, NS B4H 3L6
|Areas Served||Nova Scotia|
|Contact||C.W.O. Ray Coulson CD (Ret'd), Curator|
|Description & Services|
|Information||A variety of badges and medals can be found on display dating back to the First World War and before at this museum.
The war banner from a town in Belgium is a prized possession received by the North Novas for liberating them from the Germans in 1944. Articles such as this and others including books and photographs are available for the public to see.
A wide range of weapons to be seen, from handguns to hand grenades used by both Canadians and Germans, as well as a 1942 Willys WWII Jeep, which can also be viewed by the public. The Museum has amany unique photographs, as well as mannequin displays of various uniforms, including the dress for band members of the Pipes and Drums through the sixties up until the eighties and different uniforms worn during the First and Second World War.
|Hours||Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or by appointment.|
|Tags||Cultural ; Fundy Connect ; Museum ; Recreation Categories|