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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  • If you are not aware before arriving in Lunenburg, you learn very quickly that boat building and fishing are what built the town. The museum does an excellent job of showing just how important a... 
    If you are not aware before arriving in Lunenburg, you learn very quickly that boat building and fishing are what built the town. The museum does an excellent job of showing just how important a...  more »
  • This museum is full of the fascinating history of the Atlantic fisheries - such an important part of Canada. The exhibits are extensive. The guides are friendly and happy to answer questions, going....  more
    This museum is full of the fascinating history of the Atlantic fisheries - such an important part of Canada. The exhibits are extensive. The guides are friendly and happy to answer questions, going....  more »
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  • 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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