Northumberland Fisheries Museum and Heritage Association

21 Caladh Ave.
Pictou, NS B0K 1H0- Map It
(902) 485-8925

AAA Editor Notes

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. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$5; $3 (students with ID and senior citizens); free (ages 0-6); $10 (family).
Hours: Daily 10-6, July-Aug.; Mon.-Fri. 10-5 in June.