The museum is now closed for the season and will reopen on the May 24th weekend in 2023

We will have all the COVID 19 safety protocols in place for your safety and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Welcome to the Creamery Square Heritage Centre

The national award-winning Tatamagouche Heritage Centre will delight and educate visitors of all ages with professionally designed and interactive exhibits.  Investigate detailed genealogy records, maps and documents in our Resource Centre of the North Shore Archives. Don’t miss our Gift Shop for souvenirs to remind you of this one-of-a-kind heritage experience.

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Our Exhibits

The Sunrise Trail Museum showcases artifacts from the 19th and 20th century including the creamery exhibit.

The Brule Fossil Centre includes track ways that are 290 million years old. A diorama and interactive display focus on creatures from the Permian Era that might have made the tracks discovered on a beach at Brule (near Tatamagouche) in 1994.

The Anna Swan Museum honours the life of the famed giantess Anna Swan (1846-1888) who was born and raised in the Tatamagouche area on the North Shore of Nova Scotia. Anna reached a height of 7 feet 11 inches and weighed almost 400 pounds.

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The Margaret Fawcett Norrie Heritage Centre is operated by the Creamery Square Heritage Society which was formed in September 2007.  The Heritage Centre opened in June of 2009 and is available seasonally or by appointment. Except for summer employment through Canada Summer Jobs, the Centre is manned by many volunteers throughout the community with the Heritage Board overseeing all operations.  We are pleased to be in partnership with the Creamery Square Arts Society and the Tatamagouche Farmers’ Market Cooperative.