© LaHave Islands Marine Museum Society Web design by Robert Ylkos
THE MUSEUM WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR THE 2020 SEASON DUE TO OUR INABILITY TO ALLOW FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING.
The museum will reopen on June 1, 2021.
To collect and preserve data, records, and objects relating to the human, social, and industrial history of the LaHave Islands and area from the first inhabitants to the present day.
To establish, maintain, and operate a public museum for the housing, care, preservation and display of historical objects.
To develop, maintain, and interpret the collection in the context of the local heritage.
To maintain St. John the Evangelist Church, a municipal heritage church, as a functioning place of worship and inspiration.
President: Doug Berrigan
Vice-President: Keith Sullivan
Curator: Kathy Sullivan
Treasurer: Kevin Keddy
Secretary: Jesse Hache
The Society maintains three buildings: the old United church (now the Marine Museum), the LaHave Islands Community Hall and Saint John the Evangelist church. All are located on Bell Island.
This building is the former United Methodist church.
This once was used as a general store, meeting hall and for other various types of shops and services for the Islands. Today it is used by groups holding dinners, meetings, sales and other fund raising activities.
the Evangelist church.
This fully consecrated Anglican church is used in the Summertime for the annual Fisherman’s Memorial Service and can be booked for weddings and other occasions by contacting the Society.