W. Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Museum

Months of Operation

May 19 - October 24

Hours Of Operation

9:00am to 5:00pm – 7 days per week


112 Water Street, Yarmouth, Yarmouth & Acadian Shores


T: 902-742-3457

F: 902-742-6244

E: Sweeneyfisheriesmuseum@townofyarmouth.ca


The museum houses a collection of artifacts from companies owned by the late W. Laurence Sweeney. These objects provide a glimpse into the history of Yarmouth's fishing industry. The museum also contains five reproduced buildings, an 18.5-m (60-ft) trawler and a 30-m (100-ft) wharf, which enable visitors to experience a working waterfront.

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Facilities / Services

Gift shop
Limited accessibility

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission adult $3, youth/senior $2.50, family $7.50, F(5).