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Northumberland Fisheries Museum

21 Caladh Avenue, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-8925
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Well worth it

Am interesting and well put together display and review of the inshore fishery on the north shore... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
candpmackay
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Pictou, Canada
Entertaining and Informative

We visited this museum to learn more about the area's fishing culture and lobster management. The... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
TravelingMac60
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Regina, Canada
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21 Caladh Avenue, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Am interesting and well put together display and review of the inshore fishery on the north shore. The lobster hatchery part is also very informative. Well worth to stop...

Thank candpmackay
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

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

Thank TravelingMac60
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of fun to take the container with the baby lobsters in the water and pour down the tube into the rocks below the pier. (They are safe and sheltered there from predators)

Thank dont_rent_thrifty
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 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
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 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

1  Thank Gogojanet
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Reviewed 13 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
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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
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Reviewed 25 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
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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
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