Welcome to the Nova Scotia Highlanders Regimental Museum

The museum is located in the Col. James Layton Ralson Armoury on Acadia Street  in Amherst, Nova Scotia Canada. The museum is dedicated to the history of the regiment.

Come visit and take a step back in time to see pieces of Canadian Military History.


Mon.-Fri. 9am-12pm or by Appointment

Admission: Donations


No Retreating Footsteps: The Story of the North Novas (by Will R. Bird)
The book has been reprinted and is available for a donation of $50 plus shipping (approx. $12).  Place an Order


For more information on the book click here.









The Fighting North Novies: Into the Fire (by Al Cameron)
This DVD Docu-Story is about the North Nova Scotia Highlanders and their experience in Normandy.

All proceeds will go to help support the upkeep of the NNSH Museum in Amherst,NS.
You can pick up a copy at the museum for $25 or have it shipped for $27.10 (shipping included) within Canada
Place an Order



October 31, 2012
The museum is now open, Mon-Fri 9am-12pm or by appointment.

Contact Info
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Col. James Layton Ralston Armoury
36 Acadia Street
Amherst, Nova Scotia
B4H 3L6

(902) 661-6797
(902) 667-6551

e-mail: nshmuseum@eastlink.ca

Curator C.W.O. Ray Coulson CD (Ret'd)