Explorer Experience - step into history

Dress in period clothing and experience the Museum on your own time.


$24.95 – $79.95 per person


4h 30min  –  5h

About this experience

Step into history and experience life and culture of a Nova Scotia village. The experience offers visitors the chance to dress the part with tailored costumes made by our staff, engage with our interpreters, and take part in a hands-on experience of your choice. This experience also includes a light Victorian Tea at McDaniel’s Tea Room.

This experience includes:

  • 4.5 hours in period costume, complete with short lesson on grammar and etiquette

  • Full date access to the Village, including all public buildings

  • A light Victorian Tea at McDaniel's Tea Room and Restaurant


Plan ahead

  • Visitors are encouraged to plan a full day, including the light Victorian tea.

  • Complete the measurements form ahead of your visit to ensure sizes are available.

  • Dressing in costume can take up to 45-60 minutes depending on size of group, please arrive on time.

  • Experience will take place rain or shine. Umbrellas can be provided

  • Wear comfortable black or brown lace-up shoes or boots, and bring water for hot days.


Cancellation Policy: Tickets are non-transferable. Cancellations made less than 2 days prior are non-refundable. If you need to reschedule or cancel for any reason, please notify our Team as soon as possible at 1-902-522-2400 (toll free 1-888-743-7845). Participants will be notified 48 hours in advance if experience is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Our staff work diligently to ensure each experience is the best one, this includes making sure costumes are ready for the next group of visitors. To ensure costumes are cleaned and ready to go for the next group, we ask that costumes be returned before 5pm

For more information call 1-902-522-2400 or toll free 1-888-743-7845. 

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