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Northumberland Fisheries Museum

21 Caladh Avenue, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-8925
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Find Out All Things To Do With Maritime Fishing

There is a big display of all objects to do with fishing, from the boats and equipment right down... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Adrian V
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Good place to learn about the fishing industry in this area. Interesting items in buildings . Great... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
164beau
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Nova Scotia, Canada
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21 Caladh Avenue, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 25 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
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Perhaps I was anticipating more but I was disappointed in the hatchery itself. The other part of the exhibit with the history and artifacts was interesting though.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 17 August 2016

There were no guided tours the day we visited; however we did spend a short while in the few areas that were open to the public, which were kind of interesting.

Thank empress1951
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Lots of information about the fishing industry over the centuries, early pioneers, etc. Lots of artifacts and then a whole section on lobsters. Live lobsters to see, plus baby lobsters, which are hardly big enough to see. The guides were well informed and answered all...More

Thank Margieh661
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My kids enjoyed learning all about how Lobsters Hatch and they loved getting to hold the lobsters. Really cool opportunity. The museum itself was less of an attraction for the kids but I thought it was well done. Great staff and volunteers!

Thank geomamma
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