the farm museum
The Farm Museum is getting a fabulous new website!  It will be ready to launch in early 2014.  If you are not finding the information you want on the current website please contact us at 902-434-0222 or email us at  and thank you for your patience. 

The Rose & Kettle Concert Sessions winter/spring 2014 are in full swing. Visit R&K BlogSpot for a glimpse of the lineup.

Like us on Facebook!

Learn the story of Cole Harbour : Cole Harbour Then and Now In partnership with the Virtual Museum of Canada and Canadian Heritage.

Watch us on YouTube! In partnership with the Council of Nova Scotia Archives, the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency and "Routes to your Roots".

View our collection at NovaMuse! An initiative of the Association of Nova Scotia Museums.

News From Monday, January 20, 2014

The 9th Annual Dinner & Auction fundraiser for the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum will take place on Saturday, April 5th at Brightwood Golf and Country Club.  For tickets to this sell-out event, or to contribute, please call 434-0222.

The Rose and Kettle Tearoom winter cooking & baking program continues.  Remember to place your order by noon each Wednesday at 462-0154.  To receive our weekly menu please email the Farm Museum at

The goodness of the Rose & Kettle.....

All year round!

Available to order each week:

Scones:             4/$5 or 12/$14

Biscuits:            6/$5 or 12/$9

Entrée of the Week:         price will vary

Soup of the Week:    1 litre/$9; 2 litres/$16

Quiche (Choice of Lorraine or Spinach):     $18

Pies (fruit or cream): $12         

Orders must be placed by noon on Wednesday for pick up on Thursday between noon and 4pm; call 462-0154. 

Special requests accommodated where possible.

Animal Corner

The 2013 farm season is now behind us and the barn is quiet once again.  We would like to thank the many farms and farmers who support us and make our livestock exhibits possible.

Mission Statement

To actively involve the public in awareness and protection of our natural and cultural resources and foster appreciation and respect for community—past, present and future.