Memory Lane Heritage Village
Tourism Region: Eastern Shore
Memory Lane is a living history museum that portrays rural life as it was on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia during the 1940s.
Tour & Chow (meal) special
Items in use during the 1940s period in the Lake Charlotte area communities. Items used during work or leisure in the home, or, industries of boatbuilding, blacksmithing, fishing, farming, lumbering, gold mining, or cookhouse. Also related to the community life (church, school, store).
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 5000
Records relating to the social and economic hstory of the Eastern Shore.
Architectural Records •
Cartographic Materials •
Electronic Records •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Sound Recordings •
Clothing of the 1940-1950 period. Household items in use during te 1940s, but many dating to earlier in the 20th century.
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery •
Furniture or Furnishings •
All of the collection reflects items used during the 1940-1950 period, demonstrating many innovations introduced during this period.
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Marine History and Technology
Toys and Games
: Motorized ground
: Non-motorized ground
Services & Activities
Lunch (Chow) and snack menu
Group Tours and Special Group Meals
Weddings and other gatherings
Genealogicial and archival records relating to local history and families of the Eastern Shore (Musquodoboit to Sheet Harbour).
Archival Records •
Genealogical Research •
Information Centre •
Other: Digitized community photo database
: Age 0-4 (Pre-School)
: Age 5-11 (k-6)
: Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP)
Meals, washrooms, rest area, gift shop, information, guided tours
Children's Activities or Services
Information Centre or Desk
Meeting Room Rental
Nature Trails, Walks or Gardens
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Volunteer Services Available •
Volunteer Training Offered
Number of Volunteers: 40
Activities: Guides and animators
Food services / events planning
1/2 price admission to special events
Free admission to research facilities
Discount on facility rental
Chow menu in lumbercamp cookhouse:all food is homemade (some grown in the Memory Lane garden). Includes soup, beans, brown bread, sandwiches, gingerbread, iced tea and lemonade. Special grooup tour meals available with advance bookings. Candlelight heritage dinners offered biweekly during the summer. Catering and special events.
Catering Services •
Publications & Products
Museum Guide •
T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps •