Bluenose in Lunenburg Harbour.

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Due to Covid-19 restrictions our opening will be delayed until further notice TBD.

Visit our new exhibit “Bluenose 100th Celebrating Canada’s Queen of the North Atlantic” in honour of the 100th Anniversary of the original Bluenose.

Enjoy a guided tour of this and many other wonderful exhibits or view at your own leisure.

Boat shop.

Boat Shop

The New Boat Shop just a short walk along the scenic Lunenburg working waterfront is included in your museum pass, so be sure to allow lots of time when you visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic!

1st floor - if your timing is just right you may get to see our resident boat builder Lisa at work. 2nd floor - view the new exhibit, look through the viewing window into the big boat shed where Bluenose was built by local boat builders.  



Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

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 living fish exhibit 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!

Please note

Our touch tank will be closed for the season.


Be social

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.



Opening TBD

Daily 10 am – 5 pm 


Family (2 adults and their children ages 6 – 17) $28.00
Adults (age 18+) $16.00
Seniors (age 60+) $11.50
Students (post secondary with card) $8.00
Youth (ages 6-17) $3.50
Children (5 and under) Free


Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
68 Bluenose Drive,
P.O. Box 1363
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia,
B0J 2C0
Telephone: 902-634-4794
Toll Free 1-866-579-4909
Fax: 902-634-8990

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Unlimited Visits

Come for an hour or stay for the day.  The choice is yours with a Nova Scotia Museum Annual Pass.