Northumberland Fisheries Museum & Heritage Association

Months of Operation

June 1 - October 1

Hours Of Operation

daily 10am–6pm (STC).


5-9 Caladh Ave, Pictou waterfront, Pictou, Northumberland Shore


Ruby MacCallum-Roberts

T: 902-485-8925

F: 902-485-6586



The Northumberland Fisheries Museum in Pictou pays tribute to the fisheries industry of the Northumberland Shore region by preserving the rich sea heritage and culture of the Northumberland Strait. The Museum is currently housed on three sites: 

1) The Lobster Stock Enhancement Research Facility (5 Caladh Avenue) which is an operating lobster hatchery and lab. Adopt-a-Lobster program and tours are available. 

2) The Lighthouse Museum and Research Centre (7 Caladh Avenue), a replica 1905 lighthouse that showcases research material, artifacts, and photographs. A gift shop is also on this site. 

3) A former Canadian Railway Station (71 Front Street), our main museum which contains artifacts depicting the heritage and culture of the fishing industry. The Museum also offer children’s programs – visit our website for details. Bus tours are welcome.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Gift shop
Wheelchair accessible
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
Internet access

Detailed Information

This property accepts Mastercard, Visa.
Admission: Admission charged.