Hours: Open Monday to Friday 9am-12noon or by appointment. Note: We recommend calling ahead of time to ensure our curator will be available for a guided tour.

About us

The museum is located in the Col. James Layton Ralston Armoury on Acadia Street in Amherst, Nova Scotia Canada. We are dedicated to the history of the Nova Scotia Highlanders regiment. We encourage you to use this website as an educational tool to learn more about the military history of Cumberland County. Explore!

Next time you’re in Amherst, come visit us and take a step back in time to see pieces of Canadian Military History!

Admission: by donation (Will R. Bird’s No Retreating Footsteps and Allan Cameron’s “The Fighting North Novies: Into the Fire” available)

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The Mayflower

Below are scanned images of The Mayflower, the North Novie’s newspaper. This edition is from April 14th, 1946.