Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg

Learn about the fishing industry and its impact on Canada’s Atlantic coast at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. The museum, made up of rustic red buildings, welcomes visitors between May and October every year. See floating vessels at the wharf, hear the stories of retired fishermen, explore an extensive collection of historic maritime artifacts, or participate in an interactive activity with the local heritage interpreters. A charming aquarium, gift shop, and restaurant add to the fun and educational experience. Arrange to visit Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and other attractions in Lunenburg using our Lunenburg online itinerary planner.
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  • This is the second time I have been to the museum and learned more wonderful things about the ocean life. The lives of the fishermen and the work they do is amazing and much more demanding than I...  more »
  • Lots to see and learn about atlantic fishing. Very informative and entertaining with a gift shop on the ground floor.  more »
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  • The wildlife display on the main floor is fun. It's a place where you can interact with the displays. I really liked the memorial for the fisherman who have died at sea. It's nice for family to have some closure.
  • We very much enjoyed the fisheries museum. It was much better than we ever expected.
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