Africville Museum

Welcome to the Africville Museum!

The Museum will be CLOSED Thursday, September 30th for Truth and Reconciliation Day

Aaliyah Arab-Smith Aaliyah is a descendant of Wilhemina "Lully" and John Byers (great grandparents), and Betty Arab (grandmother). She is
We are extremely grateful for your support in helping tell an important part of Black history in Nova Scotia. You
Due to the spread of COVID-19, the Africville Museum will close to the public.
Please stay tuned for more details.
  Wednesday, October 3rd 2018 Please help us congratulate Shauntay Grant for the nomination of a Governor Generals Literary Award
  For Immediate Release April 23, 2018   The Board of Directors of the Africville Heritage Trust (AHT) is pleased
“On behalf of the Halifax Regional Municipality, I apologize to the former Africville residents and their descendants for what they
When dump trucks roared in to ship Africville residents out, it seemed like a good idea to city planners. By the 1960s,
The former residents of a bulldozed black community and their descendants have received an official
Brenda Steed-Ross, a former resident of Africville and the founder of the Africville Genealogy Society, was moved to tears during