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Northumberland Fisheries Museum

21 Caladh Avenue, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-8925
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Definatly worth a visit

Great info about lobsters and NS fishery. They also have excellent version of a Swampscott dory and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John S
via mobile
Interesting, but not a must see.

The museum was a definite but there was a definite lack of guides with info. Guides were behind... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gogojanet
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Waterloo, Canada
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21 Caladh Avenue, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great info about lobsters and NS fishery. They also have excellent version of a Swampscott dory and explanation of how it was used.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was a definite but there was a definite lack of guides with info. Guides were behind the front desk or generally inaccessible. It is very much a self-guided tour and detailed questions, when you found a guide were often my answered. Anyone familiar...More

Thank Gogojanet
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I stopped by here on my way to Halifax Airport after getting off the ferry between PEI and NS. It's a pretty small museum. The space is composed of the first floor of three small houses. They have some nice exhibition of all kinds of...More

Thank Chin-Tser
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great visit with Savannah & others (sorry forget the others' names). Full of info and eager to share. Learn about the life cycle of lobsters and more. You can even hold a live lobster! Highly recommend this location.

Thank ValerieBenn
Reviewed 24 June 2017

There is a big display of all objects to do with fishing, from the boats and equipment right down to the modern electronic navigation and radar used to locate a good catch. You can go inside the replica lighthouse to learn about the life of...More

Thank Adrian V
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Good place to learn about the fishing industry in this area. Interesting items in buildings . Great view of the harbour

Thank 164beau
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We spent 30-45 min there and enjoyed ourselves. Found a couple of things we did not know and it helped us see how much things have and have not changed sped sine time and take the kids. You will both learn something.

Thank Al M
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

A must see for those interested in sustainable husbandry of the lobster fishery. Found it very interesting.

Thank WorldTravellerMCPO
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We found this museum to be a bit esoteric and, as a result, did not spend that long there. The view from the museum jetty - of the HECTOR and buildings - makes a good picture.

Thank PETRA001
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I found the information on the lobsters and the adjacent lobster hatchery most fascinating. I highly recommend it for anyone who eats lobster. I was assured that lobsters do not have enough of a nervous system to feel pain by the knowledgable guide. The lobster...More

Thank Sylvie108
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