Basin Head Fisheries Museum

336 Basin Head Rd.
Souris, PE C0A 2B0- Map It
Phone: (902) 357-7233

AAA Editor Notes

Basin Head Fisheries Museum is 12 km (8 mi.) e. on Hwy. 16, on a bluff overlooking the Northumberland Straight. The museum showcases the island's historic inshore fishery. The ways of inshore fishing are reflected in boat gear, photographs and dioramas. There is a cannery, and a boardwalk offers access to a white “singing” sands beach and playground. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$4; $3.50 (students with ID); $11.50 (family).
Hours: Daily 9:30-4:45, July-Aug.; Mon.-Fri. 9:30-4:45 in June; Sat.-Sun. 9:30-4:45 in Sept. Phone ahead early and late in the season to verify the site is open. Allow 1 hour minimum.