Northumberland Fisheries Museum and Heritage Association is off Hwy. 106 to Water St., then s. on Kempt to 21 Caladh Ave. A restored 1904 railroad station contains some 2,000 artifacts related to the fishing industry of the Northumberland Strait. The collection includes an original fisherman’s bunkhouse, fishing gear, restored boat engines, a cannery display, model boats, live rare lobsters and a gallery of vintage photographs. Visitors can see a fully operational lobster hatchery, and a replica lighthouse and interpretive panels about the fishing industry and maritime culture are available along the Pictou waterfront.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.