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Opening Times

Tuesday – Saturday
10 am – 4 pm


Adults: $7.00

Students/Seniors: $6.00

5 & Under: FREE


The Africville Museum will be closed to the public on July 2nd, 2024. We apologize for any inconvenience.

APPLY NOW: Summer Employment Opportunity

The Africville Museum is now accepting applications for the position of Museum Interpreter. This is a dynamic position suitable for an individual who has an interest in history, heritage interpretation, addressing social injustice and museum programming. The individual will enjoy engaging with a cross-cultural public, has strong interpersonal and communication skills, is a team player, hard-working and eager to level-up their skills toolkit.


Located on the shores of Bedford Basin, Halifax, the Africville Museum tells the story of the historic African Nova Scotian Community of Africville. Africville was a community that existed for over 100 years. Its physical destruction occurred in the late 1960s. The Museum tells the story of survival and resilience of a people who show the world what the Spirit of community can do.


This position begins 13th May 2024 and ends 23rd August 2024.


Who can apply:


An individual may be eligible for an internship if they:

are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee status;

are legally entitled to work in Canada;

are legally entitled to work in Canada;

are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;

are willing to commit to the full duration of the work term;

will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours per week) while employed with the program;

are unemployed or underemployed;

are a post-secondary student or graduate of a post-secondary institution;

are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits;


The Africville Museum is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates who are: Black Nova Scotian, Indigenous, and the 2LGBTQI+ community.


Deadline for applications is the 1st of May 2024.


Please apply by sending your resume to:


Come be a part of the Africville experience. Make a difference!