Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
Open for the season
We are open daily from 9:30 am - 5 pm until June 20, then we will be extending to 9:30 am - 5:30pm.
The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic is currently going through the process of moving our library and archives from their temporary location to their permanent location. During this transitions the museum will not be able to accommodate researchers. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Who are we
The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic provides the ultimate waterfront experience, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While at the Museum, you experience life in a fishing community and discover, up close, life at sea.
Explore our magnificent aquarium and wharf-side vessels. Make your way to the Ice House Theatre, where films are shown throughout the day. Browse at your leisure or take a guided tour. Come rain or shine, relax and enjoy! The entire family will enjoy their entertaining visit with us!
Group Tour Programs
Daily programs available May through October, including lobster lore, a model boat launch and more.
Salt Store Gift Shop
While at the Museum or just shopping around town, be sure to check out the Gift Shop where you will find an array of current fashion and giftware for the entire family. Salt Store Gift Shop.
Hours & Contact
Open 9:30 am - 5 pm daily until June 20, then we will be extending to 5:30pm
P.O. Box 1363
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia,
Toll Free 1-866-579-4909