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Nova Scotia Museum Fees Regulations

made under Section 12 of the

Nova Scotia Museum Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 315

O.I.C. 2013-151 (May 2, 2013), N.S. Reg. 202/2013

as amended to O.I.C. 2015-96 (March 31, 2015, effective April 1, 2015), N.S. Reg. 139/2015


Citation

1     These regulations may be cited as the Nova Scotia Museum Fees Regulations.


Definitions

2     In these regulations,

 

“adult” means a person who is at least 18 years old;

 

“directly managed museum” means any of the 11 Museum sites that are operated by the Government of Nova Scotia, as follows:

 

                         (i)     the Museum of Natural History,

 

                         (ii)    the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic,

 

                         (iii)   the Museum of Industry,

 

                         (iv)   the Haliburton House Museum,

 

                         (v)    the Lawrence House Museum,

 

                         (vi)   the Uniacke Estate Museum,

 

                         (vii)  the Shand House Museum,

 

                         (viii) the Balmoral Grist Mill Museum,

 

                         (ix)   the Sutherland Steam Museum,

 

                         (x)    the Prescott House Museum,

 

                         (xi)   the Fisherman’s Life Museum;

 

“family” means a group of persons consisting of 1 or 2 adults accompanied by any number of their children who are under 18 years old;

 

“group” means 6 or more persons who are visiting a museum together;

 

“locally managed museum”means any of the 16 Museum sites that are operated by local societies on behalf of the Government of Nova Scotia;

 

“senior” means a person who is 65 years old or older;

 

“student” means a person who holds a valid student photo identification card issued in their name;

 

“youth” means a person who is at least 6 years old but younger than 18 years old.


Application of regulations

3     Except in Section 5 with respect to the fee for an annual pass for admission to all directly managed museums and locally managed museums, these regulations apply only to directly managed museums.


Fees do not include applicable taxes

4     The fees prescribed in these regulations do not include any applicable taxes.


Fees for annual passes

5     (1)    The fees for annual passes for admission to Museum sites are as set out in the following table for the Museum sites specified:


Annual Pass Category

Fee

All Directly Managed Museums and

Locally Managed Museums

family

$80.57

individual

$40.74

Museum of Natural History only

family

$36.96

individual

$15.61

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic only

family

$36.96

adult

$21.30

senior

$15.61

youth

$10.87

Subsection 5(1) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 139/2015.

 

       (2)    An annual pass is valid for 1 year from the date it is issued.


Admission fees for single visit

6     (1)    In this Section,

 

“child” means a person who is 5 years old or younger;

 

“ESL group” means a group of persons who are studying English as a second language;

 

“motor coach group” means a group of adults or youth who are visiting a Museum site as part of a pre-booked motor coach tour;

 

“self-guided group” means a group of persons who are touring a Museum site as part of a pre-booked group without the services of a Museum staff person;

 

“summer” means the period from May 1 to October 31 in any year, both dates included;

 

“winter” means the period from November 1 to April 30 in any year, both dates included.

 

       (2)    The admission fees for a single visit to the Museum of Natural History are as set out in the following table:

 

Museum of Natural History

Single-Visit Admission Fees

Category

Fee

child

free

youth

$3.52

student

$4.52

adult

$5.48

senior

$4.96

self-guided group, per person:

- adult group

- student group

- motor coach group

- ESL group

- youth group

- school or day-camp group


$4.52

$4.52

$4.52

$4.52

$2.61

$2.61

family with 2 parents

$15.61

family with 1 parent

$10.87

Subsection 6(2) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 139/2015.

 

       (3)    The admission fees for a single visit to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic are as set out in the following table:


Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Single-Visit Admission Fees

Category

Season

Fee

child

any time

free

youth

summer

winter

$4.52

$2.61

adult

summer

winter

$8.26

$4.52

senior

summer

winter

$7.35

$3.83

self-guided youth group or day camp group, per person

summer

winter

$2.61

$2.61

adult group or motorcoach

group, per person

summer

winter

$5.48

$4.04

student group or ESL group, per person

summer

winter

$4.04

$4.04

family

summer

winter

$21.30

$10.43

Subsection 6(3) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 139/2015.

 

       (4)    The admission fees for a single visit to the Museum of Industry are as set out in the following table:


Museum of Industry

Single-Visit Admission Fees

Category

Fee

child

free

youth

$3.39

adult

$7.74

senior

$4.61

non-family group

$4.61

family

$15.96

Subsection 6(4) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 139/2015.

 

       (5)    The admission fees for a single visit to any directly managed museum other than one referred to in subsection (2), (3) or (4) are as set out in the following table:


Directly Managed Museums

Single-Visit Admission Fees

(other than Museum of Natural History, Maritime

Museum of the Atlantic and Museum of Industry)

Category

Fee

child  

free

youth

$2.43

adult

$3.39

senior

$2.43

family

$7.52

Subsection 6(5) amended : O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 139/2015.


Program fees

7     (1)    In this Section, “program” means an activity provided for the public through Museum staff.

 

       (2)    The fees to participate in programs are as set out in the following table for the Museum sites and programs specified:


Type of Museum Program

Fee

Museum of Natural History

school, day-camp or organized youth group program, per participant


$3.09

birthday party, per participant

$10.87

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

birthday party, per participant

$10.87

guided tour or school class, per Museum staff person required


$21.30

school, day-camp or organized youth group program, per participant


$3.09

workshop, such as rope-mat or model-building workshop, per participant

$21.83

plus material costs

Museum of Industry

school, day-camp or organized youth group program, per participant


$3.39

Directly Managed Museum

(other than Museum of Natural History, Maritime

Museum of the Atlantic and Museum of Industry)

Organized program, per participant (school, day-camp, organized youth group program, or other)

negotiable rate depending on group and requirements and museum

Subsection 7(2) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 139/2015.


Fees for using images

8     (1)    In this Section, “credit” means a statement that is printed or broadcast with an image reproduced from the Museum collection and that acknowledges the Museum collection as the source of the image.

 

       (2)    The fees for reproductions and other uses of images of items in the Museum collection are as set out in the following table:


Fees for Reproducing or Using Images

in Museum Collection

Type of Reproduction or Use

Fee

rewritable CD

$5.48

rewritable DVD

$9.83

colour print from slide or negative:

 

-     4 × 5 in.

      plus, for each additional print

$17.43

$8.74

-     5 × 7 in.

       plus, for each additional print

$23.96

$12.00

-     8.5 × 11 in.

       plus, for each additional print

$30.22

$15.26

-     11 × 17 in.

       plus, for each additional print

$35.70

$18.00

-     13 × 19 in.

       plus, for each additional print

$39.22

$19.61

-     17 × 22 in.

       plus, for each additional print

$47.96

$23.96

17-in. wide print on roll paper, per inch of length

$1.96

studio and location photography

$38.13

reproduction from scanned photograph or film, per requested image


$26.13

photocopy, per page

$0.43

on front cover or packaging of commercial book, magazine, journal, DVD or CD, per number produced, as follows:

 

-     up to 5000

$239.74

-     5001 to 10 000

$479.48

-     10 001 to 20 000

$719.22

-     20 001 to 50 000

$958.96

-     50 001 to 100 000

$1198.70

on front cover or packaging of non-commercial book, magazine, journal, DVD or CD, per number produced, as follows:

 

-     up to 5000

$119.87

-     5001 to 10 000

$239.74

-     10 001 to 20 000

$359.61

-     20 001 to 50 000

$479.48

-     50 001 to 100 000

$599.35

inside of commercial book, magazine or journal, or on DVD or CD insert, per number produced, as follows:

 

-     up to 5000

$59.91

-     5001 to 10 000

$119.87

-     10 001 to 20 000

$179.83

-     20 001 to 50 000

$239.74

-     50 001 to 100 000

$299.70

inside of non-commercial book, magazine or journal, or on DVD or CD insert, per number produced, as follows:

 

-     up to 5000

$30.48

-     5001 to 10 000

$62.13

-     10 001 to 20 000

$92.61

-     20 001 to 50 000

$124.22

-     50 001 to 100 000

$152.57

in newspaper

 

-     with credit

$59.91

-     with no credit

$92.61

on television

 

-     with credit

$59.91

-     with no credit

$92.61

on website home page

 

-     commercial

$299.70

-     non-commercial

$152.57

on website inside page

 

-     commercial

$119.87

-     non-commercial

$59.91

in commercial film, video or DVD documentary

$185.26

in commercial feature film

$599.35

in exhibition in museum, gallery, or other institution


 

-     in Canada or U.S.A.

$59.91

-     outside Canada and U.S.A.

$119.87

in advertisement on film, video or website

 

-     commercial

$239.74

-     non-commercial

$130.78

in decorative display, such as window display or trade show booth

$239.74

on commercial products such as posters, calendars, cards or mugs, per number produced, as follows:

 

-     up to 249

$119.87

-     250 to 499

$179.83

-     500 to 999

$299.70

-     1000 or more

$599.35

item mentioning Museum in newspaper or on television, with no credit

$27.22

in print advertisement for commercial product or service


 

-     local (single community in the

       Province)

$59.91

-     Provincial

$119.87

-     regional (maritime provinces or

       Atlantic Canada)

$294.22

-     national

$577.57

-     international

$1144.22

in print advertisement for non-commercial product or service

 

-     local (single community in the

       Province)

$30.48

-     Provincial

$62.13

-     regional (maritime provinces or

        Atlantic Canada)

$147.13

-     national

$288.78

-     international

$566.70

Subsection 8(2) amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 139/2015.


Fees for facility rentals

9     (1)    The fees for facility rentals at Museum sites are as set out in the following table:


Type of Facility Rentals

Fee

Any Museum Site

General filming

 

-     film agreement use of site

      -       12-hour day

      -       half day


$1042.35

$521.17

-     filming set-up and take-down

       (minimum half day rate)

$521.17

-     filming staff support, per hour

$81.74

Wedding filming

 

-     wedding ceremony

$142.13

-     wedding photography

$47.39

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

meeting room

 

-     day

$236.91

-     half day

$118.43

meeting room, not for profit

 

-     day

$118.43

-     half day

$59.22

small craft gallery

$947.61

small craft gallery, not for profit

$473.78

audio-visual equipment

$54.48

Museum of Natural History

auditorium

 

-     half day

$132.65

-     full day

$213.22

auditorium, not for profit

 

-     half day

$66.30

-     full day

$106.61

boardroom

 

-     half day

$108.96

-     full day

$189.52

boardroom, not for profit

 

-     half day

$54.48

-     full day

$94.74

project room, not for profit

 

-     half day

$108.96

-     full day

$189.52

gallery

$554.35

gallery clean-up

$156.35

gallery staff consultation, per hour

$24.61

equipment

$14.17

backyard

as negotiated

Museum of Industry

auditorium

 

-     half day

$94.26

-     full day

$177.61

-     evening

$94.26

boardroom

 

-     half day

$77.91

-     full day

$149.83

-     evening

$94.26

feature gallery

$288.78

foyer (Albion Hall)

$501.30

multipurpose room

 

-     half day

$77.91

-     full day

$149.83

-     evening

$94.26

Section 9 amended: O.I.C. 2015-96, N.S. Reg. 139/2015.