Step into 1867 - Explorer Experience

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

About this experience

We provide the clothing and the atmosphere representative of a typical Nova Scotia village of the 1860's. You provide the spontaneity to explore and discover life in the 1860's on your own! You'll be suprised how differently your experience will be just stepping into the attire of the past. Experience includes:


_ Dress up in period costume, complete with grammar lessons and etiquette tips before heading out to explore at your own pace.


- Interact with costumed interpreters and help bring to life the 1860's where Sherbrooke Main Street was a prosperous and lively place to be!


- Enjoy a light Victorian Tea on us.


- Please check in at the Visitor's Reception Centre to meet your Interpreter Guide to escort you to the beginning of your special journey into the past. 


- Dressing in costume takes approximally 1 hour. 


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


- Wear comfortable shoes and bring water for hot days. 


- Please call ahead to give your sizes for clothing call 1-888-743-7845.


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made less than 3 days prior are non-refundable. Participants will be notified 48 hours in advance if experience is cancelled due to unforseen circumstances. 


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


We will be following all COVID restrictions. 

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