Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg

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Learn about the fishing industry and its impact on Canada’s Atlantic coast at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. The museum, made up of rustic red buildings, welcomes visitors between May and October every year. See floating vessels at the wharf, hear the stories of retired fishermen, explore an extensive collection of historic maritime artifacts, or participate in an interactive activity with the local heritage interpreters. A charming aquarium, gift shop, and restaurant add to the fun and educational experience. Arrange to visit Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and other attractions in Lunenburg using our Lunenburg online itinerary planner.
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  • The museum provides an excellent overview of the history of fisheries and sailing in the Atlantic region. We spent several hours moving through the exhibits on three levels. 
    The museum provides an excellent overview of the history of fisheries and sailing in the Atlantic region. We spent several hours moving through the exhibits on three levels.  more »
  • Had a fantastic time exploring the museum! There was so much to see. The staff were incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. Shout out to Capt. Fred on the Theresa E. Connor who provided a lot of... 
    Had a fantastic time exploring the museum! There was so much to see. The staff were incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. Shout out to Capt. Fred on the Theresa E. Connor who provided a lot of...  more »
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  • Great museum! Such an attention to details! Kids will love cute little facts about the fish and lots of games along the museum. Adults will certainly learn a lot of new interesting facts. Be sure to save some time for the old fishing boat.
  • Cute little museum. Lots of different aspects, from history, to aquarium, to Indigenous education. I went through it pretty quick - 1 hour was enough for me. But my husband spent 2. Great for all ages.

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