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Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Learn how the fishery has shaped our lives at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. While at the Museum, you will experience life in a fishing community and explore, up-close, life at sea. Learn about rum running, whales, and August Gales. Have a yarn with old salts and learn about the Bluenose while making precious memories in the UNESCO Town of Lunenburg.
Explore our aquarium and wharf-side vessels, and don’t miss the Tidal Touch Tank. You could take a boat ride or make your way to the Ice House Theatre, where films are shown daily. Drop by the Fisherman’s Memorial Room, which is dedicated to the memory of fishermen from Lunenburg County who were lost at sea.
Walk the docks and refresh in the salt air as you immerse yourself in one of the best maritime moments in the world. Browse at your leisure or take a guided tour.
While at the Museum, dine at the Old Fish Factory Restaurant and be sure to check out the Salt Store Gift Shop. Come rain or shine, relax and enjoy - there’s fun for the entire family! Bus tours are welcome throughout the year.


Areas Of Interest: Community Heritage • Genealogy • Marine

Core Experience: Beaches - Seacoast • History

Features: Bus Tours • Gift Shop • Internet Access • Parking • Picnic Tables • Restaurant • Wheelchair Accessible

Government Level: Provincial

Memberships: Bienvenue

Other Info

Admission Info: Admission charged; group rates.

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

68 Bluenose Dr
Lunenburg, NS
B0J 2C0

9:30am-5pm seven days a week until June 21st, hours change to 9:30am-5:30pm seven days a week.

Phone: 902-634-4794

Toll Free: 1-866-579-4909

Website: http://fisheriesmuseum.novascotia.ca/

Parking Spaces: 59