As we approach the holiday and winter season, the O’Dell House Museum and Genealogy Centre will be open Monday to Friday, from 1 to 4 pm. The Sinclair Inn Museum will reopen during the last week of May, and North Hills Museum on June 1.

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You're always welcome in Annapolis Royal, selected in 2012 as one of the top old house communities in North America by This Old House magazine. The town has also been named the CBC Maritimes Cultureville for 2012 in recognition of Annapolis Royal’s rich history and a vibrant arts community.

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Ongoing this season at the O’Dell :

  • “Annapolis Goes to Sea” featuring artifacts and stories of our seafaring past…
  • The Eugene “Budd” Hamm Wood Carving Collection,
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This statue of French expedition leader Sieur de Mons stands on the Fort Anne grounds in Annapolis Royal, overlooking the basin and lands he claimed for France in 1604.