Guysborough Historical Society
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
2018 Season begins Monday May 28
Open Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Open Weekends (as of June 16): 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Historical Society Executive meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM (winter weather permitting)
Our Historic Walking Tour is open all year.
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 click here.
In 2018, the museum acquired a digital copy of Dr. Buckley’s medical archive.
It is available for researchers in the museum.