Northumberland Fisheries Museum


71 Front Street


Northumberland Shore

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Michelle Davey

T: 902-485-4972

F: 902-485-6586


June 1 - October 1


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. 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
Limited accessibility
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
Internet access

Hours Of Operation

daily 10am–6pm (STC).

Detailed Information

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

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