Age of Sail Heritage Centre

Months of Operation

May 14 - October 18

Hours Of Operation

Thursday – Monday, 10am–6pm (daily in July & August).


8334 Hwy 209, Port Greville, Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley


Oralee O'Byrne, Manager/Curator

T: 902-348-2030




The Age of Sail is a museum complex consisting of 6 display buildings including a repurposed 1854 Methodist Church a newer uniquely built ship building, an original working blacksmith shop, 1908 lighthouse, wharf walkway and more. There is also a café, gift shop, archives and genealogy database as well as a public space for meetings or rentals. Professional hands-on exhibits, videos and interpretive tours help to interpret the history of the lumbering, shipbuilding and sailing history of the Parrsborough Shore as well as the communities that supported them. Special activities are available for children and self-tour guides in French and German are available. The museum is located in Port Greville, on an old shipyard site along a tidal river on Highway 2, 3 kilometres from Parrsboro in the Fundy Shore Annapolis Valley Region.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Gift shop
Picnic tables
Public washroom
Wheelchair accessible
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
Internet access

Detailed Information

This property accepts Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Admission: Adults $5.00

Students and Seniors $4.00
Children 12 and under are free.
Family rate $10.00 (up to 2 adults and 2 students)