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This place is a little gem. The people running it and their volunteers were extremely outgoing. One introduced us to their live lobsters, including rare blue and albino critters. Plus we got to meet "Big Mikey," their 50 year old 11lb resident. After learning much...More
I recently moved from Halifax to Stellarton and my parents came to visit from BC. We were wandering through Pictou and saw a sign for "lobster hatchery". We went in and were greeted by Ruby, who explained the different rooms of the museum. We went...More
The primary focus is on the old time lobster fishery. - well illustrated with artifacts. There is an adjoining lobster hatchery and husbandry exhibit that gives good descriptions of the mollusks life cycle. Also, there is an interesting replica of a lighthouse which gives an...More
My wife and I stopped here in July on our 2018 cross Canada road trip. The museum is located on the harbor front in downtown Pictou close to other attractions and good parking. We were very impressed with this museum and the friendly staff who...More
Though not open on Mondays, this museum was a great experience for those interested in all things to learn about lobsters. There is a holding tank with a large lobster, and many unusual historical items used in the trade. There is also a large educational...More
We visited this museum to learn more about the area's fishing culture and lobster management. The staff person was most welcoming and entertaining as she explained how they help protect the baby lobster during the early days of their lives. Being from prairies, we developed...More
When we decided to spend a night in Pictou I read about the Fishery Museum and the "adopt a lobster" program. We had already gone to a fisheries museum in Maine, so we didn't do that. I paid $5 and adopted a seven week old...More