Shelburne County Museum
20 Dock St
Tamitha Dolliver and Daphne Miller
DescriptionThe Shelburne County Museum, located in the town of Shelburne along the beautiful South Shore, houses an impressive collection of artifacts spanning more than two centuries of settlement in Shelburne County. Displays of Mi’kmaq, Loyalist, African and Welsh heritage are included. Memorabilia relating to Shelburne’s rich shipbuilding history provide reminders of this glorious past. The Museum also features a Newsham Fire Pumper dating back to 1740, which is believed to be the oldest in Canada. The Museum’s resource centre includes microfilms of 18th and 20th-century Shelburne newspapers, private papers, Court of Session records and files containing information on the genealogy of Shelburne County families.
Facilities / ServicesBus tours
Hours Of Operation
Jun 1–Oct 15, daily 9:30am–5:30pm; O/S Mon–Fri 9:30am–noon, 2–5pm.
Detailed InformationThis property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Admission: Admission Jun–Sep (STC) adult $3, F(16); 4 museums $8, groups $6/person; O/S by donation.
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