Provincial Museums Reopen

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first_imgWith only a few minor exceptions, the Nova Scotia Museum familyof provincial museums will reopen to the public today, Oct. 2,after several temporary closures due to Hurricane Juan. At Uniacke Estate Museum Park, Mount Uniacke, the Post Road gateddriveway, which usually serves as the main entrance, will beclosed to cars and pedestrians for the remainder of the season. Visitors are asked to use the service entrance to access theparking lot. Uniacke House will reopen for regular hours, from Monday toSaturday, between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., and Sundays, from 11a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The walking trails, however, except for aportion of the Lake Martha Loop trail, will remain closed untilfurther notice as a safety precaution. Uniacke House closes for the season on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Lawrence House Museum in Maitland will remain closed untilfurther notice. Lawrence House also closes for the season onWednesday, Oct. 15. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax is now open forbusiness, with the exception of the museum wharves and CSSAcadia, which are closed for the season. The museum’s hours are:Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 8p.m.; Wednesday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; andSundays from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Museum of Natural History in Halifax reopens to visitors forregular hours today, Oct. 2. Society meetings normally scheduledfor Thursday evening are cancelled for this week only. Societymeetings resume on Friday, Oct. 3. The Nova Scotia Museum family of provincial museums includes 27sites throughout the province. Complete details on the museums,hours of operation, and events can be found on the Web site .last_img read more