Like most places on this coast, this town has it's museum, but this is a cut above the rest. Staff are on hand to tell you the history or any other bits of information.
Eye opening experience of the history of fishing in the Atlantic and the brave men & boys! The tours of the schooner and trawler were fascinating.
It's in a perfect location, right on the wharf. If you can, try and come at a time that you can get a guided tour. The staff were very knowledgeable which made the tour that much more interesting. There is also a second floor, so don't miss that!
We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Guided tours provide a wonderful overview, don't they? They are a wonderful starting point to a visit, putting our stories into context. They happen a number of times through the day to accommodate different arrival times. There is also a third floor! I hope you made it all the way upstairs to... More
We had a great time wandering through the museum, lots of model ships up stairs and fish stuff down stairs. But the best part was the Scallop display. Yep, the gal there was very nice and showed us how the swim and clap their shells together when taken out of the water. Also, the "how to clean a Scallop" part... More
Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us, and got to learn about scallops! It's still a staff favourite to watch the scallops swim; it never gets old for us either. Come back and see us again! More
This museum offers a very comprehensive view of the ever changing fishing industry in the area. It ranges from a small aquarium showing the various commercial species that have been the target of the fisherman to the evolving technology of their sea craft and methods of capture to the extreme danger that this industry endured out on the open sea.... More
Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review. We are grateful you enjoyed your visit and received such a well rounded overview of the fishery. Come back and see us anytime! More
This museum and town was very interesting, very old buildings and beautiful architecture. They have a restaurant at the museum that the food was fantastic.
We are glad you found Lunenburg Town as charming as we do, and enjoyed your visit to the Museum! More
way too much information to absort quickly, we only had two hours. So, we took the free tour which takes about 30 minutes...all the information and back stories you can "eat"! Great guide! we didn't have time, but they have participating activities all day long. Had time after the tour to look at the tide touch pool where they have... More
We are thrilled you had an enjoyable visit while at the Fisheries Museum. We often hear from our visitors that they could have spent the entire day, which is a true compliment. For future visits, please keep in mind that if you arrive late in the day and do not have the chance to see everything, arrangements can be made... More
The museum has several very informative displays, including ships to board and explore, exhibits where you can touch the ocean creatures, and watch displays and movies. A very good choice for those with children, as well as those who live inland.
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