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Founded in 1973, the Guysborough Historical Society is a non-profit, volunteer organization created to preserve the history of Guysborough County.

In 1976 the Society restored the old Court House in Guysborough to create a community museum to exhibit objects that help illustrate the story of Guysborough County and its people, and accommodate a visitor information centre for tourists to the area.

Current Hours of Operation

Open 23 May until October, 2016

Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Our Historic Walking Tour is open all year.

Routes to Your Roots Video

Take a video tour of the Old Court House Museum.

Genealogical Research Services

The Guysborough Historical Society offers genealogical research services. Research requests may be made by contacting the Old Court House Museum from June to the first of October.

Find more information about our research services here.